Forty years ago, on the 9th of October, Jacques Brel died - at only 49, that was a short run. Like many French speakers out there - or francophiles or offsprings of francophiles - I am very fond of the Belgian singer-songwriter. His intensity and amazing lyrics are so amazingly touching, how could anyone who've … Continue reading Brel is dead
Summer is here again. Soon the sun in all its glory will be out and a bunch of half-naked pasty people will be roasting like sausages. Oh and actually sausages will also get grilled too. Summer somehow never fails to bring that sense of impeding doom for me. Maybe it's the sun, maybe it's the … Continue reading Happy summer solstice!
So here I am. I handed in all my assignments. That's it. I'm basically done with my bachelor. This has happened before you know. A few years ago, summer 2015, I got there, I finished my first bachelor. And what did I do? I panicked so I applied for another one to have another go … Continue reading Elliott on my mind
2017 is drawing to a close. One more year on this earth has come and gone. Fun. Now that we’re past Christmas and all the cheese that comes with it, we’ve entered New Year’s Eve celebration period, which involves a lot of drinking for the so inclined humans, staying-up-lating, partying, dancing, and reflection/introspection for those … Continue reading This is the end my old friend 2017
When my friends and I moved in together in September 2016, we went shopping for house stuff - so the place would look "like us", like we actually could enjoy living here. One of the things we bought was a planting kit with 3 pots and 3 different seeds. So we planted them - we … Continue reading The end of an earthly journey