first day of summer
For the first time in months, all my doors and windows are wide open to tempt in the warm sunny air. Children have swarmed outdoors today, finally, after a long winter. The sun slants in across my desk and it’s still 20˚. I can hear the crowds cheering at the stadium a kilometre away, and the announcer’s voice echos from mountain to mountain. I need to pack and finish preparing my talk for tomorrow, but it’s impossible to fret or stress on such a glorious day.
Not much blogging lately. I blog more when I’m thinking and writing than when I’m organising and administrating. Tomorrow I’m going to Oslo and I don’t know whether there’ll be much blogging at all.
I wonder what the best cafÈs for working are in Oslo? Do you know?
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Two of my “at work” favourites are in Vika – probably because I am criss-crossing Vika on my way to and from clients. Kaffe & Krem just below Vikaterassen and Bagel & Juice by Sjakk Matt. I would guess the best cafÈs would be bit further east, but my meandrings don’t take me there that often.
Kaffe & Krem has both wireless and wired access points, good cortado and friendly waiters. A bit on the cold side though.
Ooh, thank you! Sounds great 🙂
I’m very happy with the open wireless here at the University of Oslo.
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[…] 5/”>After one cafÈ turned out to only have a kroner a minute minimum 30 mins wireless (Eirik, the waiter didn’t know anything about the wireless so may have misinformed me), and the next, wh […]
Update: the UiO wireless is NOT open, but the media departmnet has a separate open wireless thingy, which is very sensible and friendly of them.
The best Cafe I have found here in Oslo is called QBA. It’s at Olaf Ryes Plass. It’s like 2 stopd away from Hausman’s Gate. Pretty central. They have excellent coffee and food. A great environent and free wireless internet for your labtop (as long as you buy something.) They also have computers provided, which do cost though. I always go there to do my school-work.