As part of my New Years Resolution I am ramping up my Italian and trying my best to develop my skills to a more advanced level in preparation for the infamous C1 CILS Italian exam I plan to take in December. Luckily, I have been given lots of Italian themed gifts for Christmas which will help me along this journey. One such gift is a … Continue reading Cucino Italiano – Pistacchio crusted Lamb cutlets and fanned potatoes
Happy New Year Everyone! New year, new start and new language goals. As you may know I have set myself the ambitious resolution to pass the C1 Italian exam by the end of the year. It will take a lot of work but I am confident I will be able to do it. The first step in climbing this language mountain is to break it … Continue reading #Clear the List – Language Goals January 2018
Christmas is over, leftovers are finished (just about) and it is time to start getting back into the usual routine that will await in the new year. Most people think the week between Christmas and New Year is a little strange but I really like it. For me it is the perfect time to rest, relax and recentre myself before going full steam ahead on … Continue reading Reflection and Resolution
For my first English challenge I’ve decided to do something a little different. Surprisingly, I already know all the English Christmas greetings so it didn’t feel much like learning these would be much of a challenge. If you haven’t already read it, check out my Clear the List post for December where I explain my special festive Advent challenge. If you are anything like me … Continue reading What a ‘Pun’derful Christmas!
Halló allir! I can’t believe how quickly December has gone and it is already Icelandic time. I absolutely loved learning Icelandic last year for our holidays, even if I didn’t get chance to use it much when I was there. Iceland was so magical and I would love to go back for Christmas one year to experience the full effects. Less than 6 hours of … Continue reading Icelandic Advent Challenge
Bonjour tout le monde! Over the weekend I had lots of fun finishing this little French challenge and now it is time to share it with you all. I haven’t used French since our trip to Paris the year before last, so it has been really nice to see what I can still remember. At some point I would like to work on all my languages again … Continue reading French Advent Challenge
Hola Amigos! It has been a crazy week so I am only just getting chance to share my third language challenge with you all. Better late than never. This time I have gone all Español. This is all part of my Festive Clear the List goals for December. Read the full post for all the details. I only spent two weeks learning Spanish earlier this year (Read … Continue reading Spanish Advent Challenge