Everybody hates John Barleycorn

Written on the 19th of March, 2016 Dear people who have enough time to read my pointless rants: I am troubled. I am troubled by all the hate I see towards John Barleycorn. Why does everyone want to kill him? So far I’ve heard bands such as Jethro Tull, Fairport Convention and Traffic sing it, and … Continue reading Everybody hates John Barleycorn

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Poland’s got the blues

Written on the 25th of February 2016 Four and a half years ago, in September 2011, I started my year abroad as an Erasmus student. It was an amazing year; I met so many great people and travelled to so many different places. However, the place I called home for nine months was not exactly … Continue reading Poland’s got the blues

Georgia and Armenia (III): of beautiful landscapes, twisted roads and rain

After a relatively intense first day in Tbilisi I decided to take it easy (see the rhyme? See?) and I spent a whole day walking to Vake Park, chilling there for a few hours and coming back.  I wouldn’t say it’s a must see if you go to Tbilisi, but it is a very relaxing … Continue reading Georgia and Armenia (III): of beautiful landscapes, twisted roads and rain