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Day #95 Java Pizza Meeting

About two months ago IT department came with an idea of monthly meetings for Java programmers – about Java programming of course. I didn’t have an opportunity to be on first two meetings, but I took part in the third … Continue reading

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Day #94 Evening cooking

Today there was an idea to prepare together something Polish – the decision was dumplings with poppy seeds and apple pie. The first problem was flour – nobody knew how is “wheat flour” in french so accidentally we bought buckwheat … Continue reading

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Day #93 CERN Language school

It appears that CERN is like small country, it has own fire brigade, medics, gas station, restaurants, hotels, kindergarten and of course language school. Well, this is not a big surprise, but one thing today recalled my memories from childhood… … Continue reading

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Day #92 CERN “back door”

There several entrances to CERN, each opened in different hours, for different purpose, even in different countries. Somebody told me that there is a door without a guard opened 24h a day. It’s situated by the reception, and you need … Continue reading

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Day #91 Parking “timeout”

In Switzerland there are parking signed with kind of clock icon. This means that you need to have a special paper clock which should be set for the time you left your car at a parking – that’s because the … Continue reading

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Day #90 New year’s salary increase

New year’s salary was a bit higher than previous ones. I don’t actually know because of what, but according to rumors this is a normal situation every year. The reason of that is inflation (also a rumor) – so theoretically … Continue reading

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Day #89 Ski Club CERN outing #4 – Les Gets

Last but one of ski club outings has took place today. I feel more and more freely every week – it was a good idea to take outings with a ski instructor. Even though I don’t ski like a pro … Continue reading

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Day #88 International Evening

Today we organized “International Evening” inviting people from different countries. Everybody was asked to prepare some dish, which is famous in his country and choose three well known songs. There were flags for each country and everyone was asked to … Continue reading

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Day #87 French course timetable

As French lessons take place during working hours, some people place timetable on the door to their office in case somebody is looking for them, so that they know where and for how long the person actually is. I’ve prepared … Continue reading

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Day #86 CERN kindergarten

Although I’m not interested in the topic of kindergarten (yet ) it’s definitely worth mentioning. In fact this is the first time in my life I see something like that – big company has its own kindergarten, where employees can … Continue reading

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