“Wonder candle” and “Lamp fever”: Some New German Words

I haven’t done one of these posts in a long time, so I thought it was time for one. It’s going to be short and sweet, but nevertheless you’ll hopefully leave this blog knowing a new word or seven! Here are some of the words I’ve written down along my German journey that are worth … More “Wonder candle” and “Lamp fever”: Some New German Words

December 2017 in pictures

Another year over and done with! After flicking through the pictures I took in December, I was surprised at how many I actually took compared to the past few months with university slightly taking over. So here’s a nice, big collection of photos to finish off 2017!

“Humid” or “gay”?: How one little ‘ü’ can completely change the meaning of a word

I still have a few problems with German. I still get genders of words wrong. I keep stumbling over weird and wonderful idioms I’ve never heard of before. And there are still words I struggle to say with a decent accent (“angerufen” is one of them… that bloody ‘r’!). But there is one particular thing I … More “Humid” or “gay”?: How one little ‘ü’ can completely change the meaning of a word