Home is not the best place to work today.
The dog across the way has enlisted some help and the terrible trio are now attempting to bark and howl their way to the top of the canine charts.
Concentration is impossible, so I decide to give cafe co-working another go.
This time I head to the Uni Coffee House, which is located opposite the sprawling National University of Mongolia.
Inside, twenty-somethings lay their school books out on the cafe tables, or zone out with their phones. The dress code is casual and even coffee seems to be optional.
If the students are stressed with assignments and deadlines, it’s not obvious. Compared to the synthetic vibe of the Camino Cafe, the vibe here is relaxed and refreshingly real. The only downside is that the television is locked to the Celine Dion channel. Celine Dion!
She’s possibly my least favourite artist, but no-one else seems to mind. Or perhaps that’s the reason why most people have their earphones in?
After a while, however, I stop noticing my peculiar predicament. Perhaps this is how it starts?