Birthday Visits

Thursday Michael also hasn´t had the easiest start. They delayed the flight for 1 and half an hour. I picked him up on the airport and we drove to the office. My colleagues were waiting at the office with a little present and such a wonderful cake! There were also presents from the colleagues from…

Sorry, but you have to wait

Friday wil be my 21th birthday and due to it my boyfriend, Michael, will visit me and he will stay from Thursday til Sunday. My parents will stay here in Wolverhampton also a night from Saturday til Sunday. I guess I am going to show Michael the pritty nice park in Shreswburry which I had visited last Sunday. On Saturday,…

Visits

The colleagues from the office pledged me to take me to customer visits. Amari -Tuesday, 10th July- Yesterday, Marie took me along to the first visit- to „Metalfin“. It is part of Amari Metals, Europe’s Market leader in aluminium and stainless stockholding. One guy of Metalfin has shown me the warehouse and told me something about it. Afterwards we…

Pubs

I guess there are pubs as much as they have got churches in Wolverhampton. It is also funny that the people here in town always use pubs as a clue for describing ways. „You have to leave the station at the Hod Hogs“ or „You have to go straight down the road where the xx…

Churches

In the surrounding there a lot of churches! And even verry nice ones.   They have such a lot of churches – I rumor that they don´t know what to do with this all – because they use them in different ways. In Wolverhampton there is one church where people living inside. Also, there is…

The first weekend during the stay

FRIDAY The people in the office always finish work earlier on Friday, to get a better start into the weekend- it´s quite nice :-)!  I began my weekend quiet and relaxed with a dinner, listened to music and I have started to draw a picture   SATURDAY On Saturday I walked through the town and found a…

What I have learned about Wolverhampton

City Wolverhampton is made up in form of a circle. I am living quite close to the center. The good thing is, if I get lost I just have to go along the main road (circle) and eventually I will reach my apartment. Crossing the streets Even at the first day I noted, before I want…

The sales office

There are six people working in the sales office. The Head of Sales Office is Nigel Gibbon, we talked about the work of this sales office and how they are linked to the mills from all over the world. Nigel plans a lot of visits for me. Two Sales Managers Dave Goddard and David Winsper and the Sales Administrators…

Preparing the life in Wolverhampton

On the first workday Marie picked me up at 8am and we drove to work. The colleagues at work are pretty nice and friendly. We decided, that Marie and the other colleagues will show and tell me something about their work during the four weeks. Also I will undertake the phonecalls and have a share in visits….

Not the easiest start

Not everything went as planned. Even a few days before departure my flight has been changed three times.  Only 2 seconds after the security check, an announcement was saying that they cancelled my flight. I went to their information desk where they have booked me on the next available flight departing in the morning the following…