January seemed to actually go quite slowly, yet I apparently didn’t have too many photo opportunities. I did, however, spend the first minutes of Frankfurt on the streets getting quite scared of all the fireworks being set off by everybody , though I was told the fireworks we were near were a bit boring. Hm. … More January 2017 in pictures
As I mentioned in my previous post, I attend a Spanish class. I started properly learning Spanish back in my last year of university in 2013 and have ever since (bar a few months when I first moved to Frankfurt) been attending weekly classes. This has led me to somehow be attending a course at … More 8 of my favourite Spanish words
This is the first time I’ve done this kind of blog, in that it’s an open question to all of you who read. I’m not sure I’ve mentioned it in a previous post, but I’m learning Spanish. I’m about level B1 and go to a weekly two-hour course. I started properly learning in September 2013. … More Have you ever learnt two languages at once?
We all know German does nice, big, long words. Sometimes those words don’t actually exist in English, in that there’s no way to translate a German word into one English word – often you have to say a whole English sentence just to translate one German word. Over the years I’ve noticed there are words … More 7 Useful German Words that English doesn’t have
December is over and with that another year! After a delayed flight (i.e. two flight cancels and another 105-minute delay) I finally made it back to Germany a day later than planned on the 31st and got to spend my first New Year here. I also celebrated into my birthday at the start of the … More December 2016 in pictures
November saw me take part in Movember for the third time (Click here to check out my profile), and this time I spiced it up (or rather, spiced it down) by giving up meat for the month too. Compared to last year where I had a McDonalds on 1st November and therefore gave up, this … More November 2016 in pictures
This is definitely a post for the language lovers out there. We’re very lucky in English to not have genders for words. Whenever I ask Germans what they find easy about English, 9 times out of 10 I’m told it’s because you don’t need to worry about remembering what gender words have. In German, you … More Genders in German: A small rant