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.

Hungary happened

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I’m not a great one for making plans. Most of my major life…

Something to think about, with Ealy Mays

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What I know about art could be written on the back of a postcard.…

AGGI rocks!!!

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The world has gone off kilter. We’re in the midst of a big…

Other people's lives

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There is a growing discontent in the air in Budapest. Something…

More than a cosmetic fix

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Social media has been agog this week with video footage of a…

Doing St Patrick proud

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What started off in March 2006 as a bunch of people with a shared…

Selflessness in action

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The village of Tarnabod sits 113 km east of Budapest. A shadow…

The proof is in the passion

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For me, wine falls in to the same category as music and art:…

The gift of music

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I’m easily confused. That shouldn’t come as a surprise to…