at ease

26 11 2007

The moment I got inside I felt better. There was a friendly messiness about the place, a steady clatter of typewriters and wire machines, even the smell was familiar. The room was so big that it looked empty, although I could see at least ten people.

Hunter S. Thompson – The Rum Diary (1959)

This quote captures nicely how I felt during my first day ‘in the field’, now a little over a year ago. Went back to the newsroom today for a quick visit. Good times.

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