What Lies Beneath is the title of the column I write for the Budapest Times, the city’s monthly English-language magazine. My remit is pretty broad. I get to write about people I’ve met, places I’ve happened upon, and life in Hungary as I see it.

Ireland in Hungary

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The Internet has probably been the biggest game-changer for diplomacy…

A fantasy realised

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I made myself laugh out loud the other day. There was no one…

Functional Art

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A mate of mine was telling me recently that a builder mate of…

Translating a need

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COVID-19 has brought out the best in us and the worst in us.…

Where there's a need

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One of the silver linings in this whole COVID-19 phenomenon is…

A new start

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I ventured out last week. I saw people other than random shoppers…

My great realisation

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I saw a vapour trail in the sky last week. A rarity these days.…

On wanting to be a Zen master

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With so much being written about COVID-19, there’s very little…

Get your green on

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Get your green on St Patrick’s Day 2020 falls on a Tuesday.…