Monday, July 15, 2013

So Far Away: Music & Gastronomy

I've already shared my excitement with the fact that a platform like Coursera exists! So far I've taken at least 20 courses there and am continuing doing so. At the moment the two most interesting are "The Science of Gastronomy", offered by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and the second part of "History of Rock" by University of Rochester. In my view music and gastronomy go hand in hand, and that's why I'm so happy I can take the two together.
The one on gastronomy promised to introduce me to a number of scientific principles underpinning cooking, cuisine preparation and the enjoyment

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Broken Boy Soldier

A single day hasn't passed in the last couple of weeks without me playing at least 2-3 times this song while driving to and back from work. I simply love the sound, but obviously that's not the reason why, as I've known this song for so many years now. I don't know how is it with you but with me this happens quite often: getting obsessed with eating a food, drinking a drink, reading a specific book, listening to a particular song like non-stop for a certain period.