I’m now coming up to the end of my first semester of my masters, and I’m nearly done with all exams – four down, one to go! As a little breather in between revision sessions (Who am I kidding? I bought Civilisation VI today and played that instead. Yes I will regret it later), I … More January 2018 in pictures
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
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!
Time has been flying since starting my masters. I’m already half way through the first semester! And because of that, I have to apologise for my lack of posts – I just haven’t found the time. Until now! Here’s a quick selection of photos from November. They’re very much food-based this month… I also took … More November 2017 in pictures
October was probably the craziest month of the year (so far), as I have now started a masters! I’m studying “Sprachtechnologie und Fremdsprachendidaktik”, or, in English, “Language Technology and Foreign Language Teaching”. Four weeks in, it’s a lot of fun, but a lot of work. But I’m getting on with it, and thankfully half my … More October 2017 in pictures
September was a very interesting month which started off with a bomb evacuation, as mentioned in my previous “In Pictures” post. You may have heard it in the news, but there was a WW2 bomb found in Frankfurt; 500 metres away from our flat, give or take 50 metres. So that was quite scary. And … More September 2017 in pictures
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