2. Bicycles…bicycles everywhere. Thanks to the government’s cycle-scheme, cycling became one of the most popular sports in Ireland in the last decade. Dubliners cycle to work every day or get together on the weekends and go to the nearby Howth and enjoy the view over the Dublin Bay. Continue reading
Jean-Louis “Jack” Kerouac (1922 – 1969), an American novelist and poet, is considered to be a pioneer of the Beat Generation, alongside William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg.
Kerouac is recognized for his spontaneous prose. He wrote semi-autobiographical novels which were based upon the actual events he experienced and about the people he knew.
He was covering the topics such as spirituality, jazz, promiscuity, Buddhism, drugs, poverty, nature, bohemian life and travel. His lifestyle became an inspiration of the hippie movement. Continue reading