Over the years, I have grown used to hearing the same recurring feedback on my travels. Ranging from positive to relatively dismissive, it has made me notice that people from...
Three years ago I got set up on my first blind date – the only one I have had to, well, date. The uniqueness of the experience is possibly the...
The first thing visitors to my office notice is my scratch map. Had it not been given to me as a present from an intern I supervised a year ago,...
Last Sunday I did something unbelievable: I went to church. It was quite an achievement for someone so rarely seen near places of worship these days – and a radical...
It has been weeks since I last touched this blog. It is fair to say that I have developed a certain liking for a more private existence on social media....
I am writing this from the height of experience. Last night, I met a man who became my third driving instructor in only two months and eight driving lessons. My...
I didn’t have the inspiration to write for a while now. Except I have probably had the actual inspiration but went outrageously short on the time. The last five or...
I have made no secret of the grand jubilee that awaits: I will be turning 30 in a matter of, well, a day. And, unlike last year when I headed...
In just a few weeks I will be reaching the point of no return. I will be crossing the Rubicon. I will be hitting the wall, stepping onto the finishing...
(Bosnia and Herzegovina)
It is well known that alcohol is banned in Iran. Well, it is mostly banned. Officially recognised non-Muslim communities living in Iran, such as ethnic Armenians and Assyrians, are theoretically…