Road to Language Learning Success Part 1 – Planning your journey

  Over recent months I have spent a lot of time honing my goal setting craft to boost my learning. This three part series will share my tips and tricks so you can do the same, while avoiding the pitfalls I found along the way. First things first, I am a planner. There, I said it. They say the first step is to admit it to … Continue reading Road to Language Learning Success Part 1 – Planning your journey

Honeymoon – Where to go?

Almost a year ago I made a very important decision. With the sun rising over the mountains across from Reykjavik harbour, I asked my long suffering girlfriend to become my wife… luckily she said yes. It has taken a lot of planning but we have finally booked our wedding for June 2019. Very exciting! It will be a very small affair. Just close friends and … Continue reading Honeymoon – Where to go?

Lost in Translation by Ella Frances Sanders

As you will undoubtedly know by now, I am a self confessed language lover and word nerd. Anytime I see a book relating to languages I can’t resist it. This has resulted in the rule that I am no longer allowed to buy any more books until I finish all the ones I already own. Much to my fiancèe’s horror I rarely keep to this … Continue reading Lost in Translation by Ella Frances Sanders

#Clear the List – Language Goals October 2017

With Halloween just around the corner it is time to set some new language goals for the month ahead. October here I come! For those who don’t already know, #Clearthelist is a language learning community that brings together fellow language learners by sharing their monthly goals; hosted by Shannon of Eurolinguiste, Lindsay of Lindsay Does Languages, Kris Broholm of Actual Fluency, and Angel Pretot of … Continue reading #Clear the List – Language Goals October 2017

One Hundred & One Beautiful Small Towns in Italy by Paolo Lazzarin

This week I couldn’t resist choosing another Italian treasure to tell you all about. After reviewing Talk Dirty Italian and Speak Italian I wanted to explore more of my love for Italy. This time swapping a language book for a travel guide, my second passion! One Hundred & One Beautiful Small Towns in Italy As the name suggests, it is a guide to those little … Continue reading One Hundred & One Beautiful Small Towns in Italy by Paolo Lazzarin