Checking In

To no one’s surprise, I will be spending most of the next few weeks much the same as I have spent the past few: holed up in my apartment. This means, among other things, that I have lots of time to work on personal projects, such as this blog. I have a lot of topics in mind for future posts, and this period of sheltering in place will allow me to work on them as inspiration comes, which I hope will be very helpful for my productivity here. But first, I feel that it is most pertinent for me to write a little about what we are experiencing at the moment.

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Blog Name Change Update!

(Bonus mini update on life included 😀 )

The time has come to change the name of my blog! This is happening for several reasons:

  1. I never really liked “GermanLyon” very much to begin with, and
  2. I am returning to Germany this fall (!!!) and I feel that with this new chapter, a new title is appropriate, and
  3. possibly the biggest driver of all, I GOT MARRIED!! 😀

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28 hours in Prague

Some time in April, my friend and fellow metal fan Diane (with whom I attended a LoG/CoB show in November) and I discovered that Iron Maiden, a legendary power metal band from the UK, would be playing at a festival called Rockavaria in Munich, Bavaria, in May. After realizing that tickets were not only still available, but were also incredibly reasonably priced, we began making plans.

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