Category Archives: Networking

Networking is the main theme of the learning and development programme at work – so this is how I intend to maximise the success of the placement inside and out of the office!!

Community Event Followed by Drinks

Well I am glad to see that even in the tough working climate, we are still able to contribute to society and the local community – true Blue Box Corporate Social Responsibility!  We were tasked to paint 29 condos/apartments owned … Continue reading

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Trip Back to the UK – Re-Acclimatising

I had a home-leave trip back to the UK, and I wanted to leverage this to sort out a few things at home (including signing for a new home-boiler!), as well as catch-up with my usual crew (family, friends and … Continue reading

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Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 1 – Level 33 Dinner

We were invited to a Corporate Drinks and Dinner at Level 33 with a Servicing Partner as one of the Representatives was about to go on Sabbatical Leave, and as this place was superbly located for all, it was decided … Continue reading

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Friday Night Fun @ the Sands Casino – An Experience!

Well what does one do after work on a Friday, one goes out for the classic Friday drink. I went with a work colleague for a pint of Guinness at Harry’s (again!), and we ordered what is appearing to be mandatory … Continue reading

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Fish and Chips @ Harry’s, Marina Bay

I went for lunch with a work colleague – and on the menu was Fish and Chip’s, and so it had to be done.   It wasn’t that bad actually, and I must admit it was quite an enjoyable meal – … Continue reading

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Trip to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Well I knew that a trip to KL would be likely at some point, and it has finally been confirmed.  I will be out there for a business trip from 1st to 10th August.  It straddles a weekend, so hopefully … Continue reading

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Cocktail Party!!!

The apartment company decided to schedule a Cocktail Party and invited the “long-staying” guests (that’s tenure not age!) for a drink or two and some nibbles on Thursday, 28th July. It was a good session, and I got chatting to … Continue reading

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After visting Raffles, we had decided to wander across to Chijmes to sample the Saturday night atmosphere.  During my settle-in tour with the relocation consultant, she advised to visit Chijmes as it seemed to be a hustle and bustle area … Continue reading

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Cin Cin to the Sling

Well the time has come to enjoy the Sling… !! My relocation / settle-in company was kind enough to introduce me to another secondee, Alan Andrews, who is working for BHP and is based here in Singapore for about 4 months … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Experience!

One Week In – and I must admit that I have thoroughly enjoying the experience.  So far, I’ve managed to settle-in into my apartment, generally get around the area and commute to the office without much hassle.  I’ve found some … Continue reading

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