#Clear the List – Language Goals March 2018

And another one bites the dust! Even though February is the shortest month of the year, I was still a little surprised how quickly it has flown by. I was still as busy as January but I managed to get a much better routine for my studies. I am still terrified of the C1 exam that I’m going to take at the end of the … Continue reading #Clear the List – Language Goals March 2018

#Clear the List – Language Goals February 2018

Wow! That went quickly, didn’t it? I feel like January has vanished in the blink of an eye and I am already back to tell you about my language goals for another month. I always knew it would be hard coming back from Christmas and trying to get on track with writing and language learning, but January has really knocked me for six. My routine … Continue reading #Clear the List – Language Goals February 2018

Cucino Italiano – Pistacchio crusted Lamb cutlets and fanned potatoes

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

#Clear the List – Language Goals December 2017

Merry Christmas Everyone! The Festive season is here and I am very excited to unwrap my presents and stuff my face. I am definitely going to have grief bacon in January (read my Lost in Translation Review to get that little German joke). 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 … Continue reading #Clear the List – Language Goals December 2017

Talk Dirty Italian by Alexis Munier & Emmanuel Tichello

After reviewing my copy of Speak Italian last week, I couldn’t resist dusting off another Italian treasure from my little language learning library. This time I have chosen something a little different……  Talk Dirty Italian When you are learning a new language there are always piles of different textbooks to explain all different types of grammar, syntax and vocabulary but the one thing they rarely … Continue reading Talk Dirty Italian by Alexis Munier & Emmanuel Tichello