German Diaries Day 5 – Lindau

Lindau, in case you have never heard of it, is a little town on an island poking out onto the north east corner of Lake Konstanz overlooking the Alps, Switzerland and beyond. The Gasthaus we had chosen for the night was on the outskirts of Lindau and so we thought it would be nice to venture into town and enjoy the sunset with the beautiful … Continue reading German Diaries Day 5 – Lindau

Mimic Method Elemental Sounds Course Review

6 weeks in and it’s finally time to share my experiences of using the new Elemental Sounds course from The Mimic Method. As this is my first course review I thought I would explain the format will use. I have started with a quick summary of all the key information followed by a more detailed description below. Rather than a star rating at the end … Continue reading Mimic Method Elemental Sounds Course Review

#Clearthelist – Language Goals July 2017

July is finally upon us and that can only mean one thing…. Time to set some new language learning goals. 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 French Lover. JUNE … Continue reading #Clearthelist – Language Goals July 2017

German Diaries Day 5 – Triberg and The Black Forest

It was an early start on the fifth morning, ready for another day on the road towards some new and exciting adventures. The plan was to work our way from the north west of The Black Forest to the south east, stopping for the night in a little village on the edge of Lake Konstanz; called Lindau. Before all that though, we were heading to … Continue reading German Diaries Day 5 – Triberg and The Black Forest

Harry Potter e La Pietra Filosofale da J K Rowling (Recensione Italiana)

  Per tutti gli italiani, questa è la mia ultima recensione di un libro in italiano. Per vedere la versione originale (in inglese) vai qui. È tempo di nuovo, di esplorare la biblioteca di “From Pillar to Posts” (tutte le due librerie) e scegliere un nuovo libro da raccontarvi. Nelle precedenti recensioni (vedi qui, qui or vai alla voce “Shelfie” nella parte destra della pagina) … Continue reading Harry Potter e La Pietra Filosofale da J K Rowling (Recensione Italiana)

Harry Potter e La Pietra Filosofale by J K Rowling

It’s time once again, to venture into the From Pillar to Posts library (all two bookcases of it) and choose a new book to tell you all about. As with my other reviews (see here, here or go to the “Shelfie” category on the right hand side of the page) there will be no star ratings, just honest thoughts about why I love the book … Continue reading Harry Potter e La Pietra Filosofale by J K Rowling

German Diaries Day 4 – Baden-Baden and a tasty trout dinner

Baden-Baden was not quite what I had expected. Whether it was my lack of research, or the specific photos I had seen on the internet, I was expecting to turn a corner into a little village nestled in the forest with some hot springs dotted around. Reality was very different. We came out of the tunnel and were met with a busy and bustling town … Continue reading German Diaries Day 4 – Baden-Baden and a tasty trout dinner