Ireland day 0875. Tuesday 20 February 2024- Board *

Ireland day 0875. Tuesday 20 February 2024- Board
Today’s summary Early start again at the office today, as I was scheduled to deliver my report to the Board at 10:00.   In the end I was in the meeting at 10:30 and didn’t escape until 12:30.   Seemed to go well and v. relieved that it’s finished.   Went to Ikea as a treat afterwards then worked on Spanish homework ready for the evening class
Today’s weather Intermittent rain with sunny periods.   Moderate south westerly wind.   Appx 12c
Today’s overview location
(The blue mark shows the location of our route)
Close-up location
(The blue line shows where we walked)
(No GPX today)

(Summary blog only.   Last full blog was Day 0368).

A big day for me today, as I had to present the findings of my last four months work to the Board of the company I have been working for.   I was quite apprehensive, I have to admit, as it’s been a while since I last did a Board-level presentation.   I was scheduled to join the meeting at 10am and speak for an hour.  In the end, I didn’t go in until 10:30 but didn’t get out until 12:30.   There were lots of questions, but none too difficult, and there was no blood on the carpet at the end!   So I think it was a success, but it’s always difficult to gauge how the audience reacted.

After lunch and saying my goodbyes, I treated myself to a quick wander round the nearby Ikea, and a free cup of coffee courtesy of my loyalty card.  The icing on the cake was the Swedish dried onions which bought.   I must admit I rather like them as an addition to soup and salads.

So that’s the end of the project to work in a foreign country.   I don’t know if I’ll do any more – it’s hard work but very good for keeping your brain in gear.   I’m looking forward to some down-time and a bit of a chance to decompress now.   With Val’s work pressures also declining a bit, hopefully we will be able to do some more travelling and socialising, with rather less pressure to be rushing off for meetings and work commitments all the time.

But – before we can start that, I have Spanish class tonight and I haven’t done all my homework yet.   So tengo que paradar ahora, y hacer mi tarea!


Today’s photos (click to enlarge)

Last outing for the suit for a while, I hope!
Feeling smug after the meeting.   
Interactive map

(No map today)

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