Well! What a month that was. As you may remember from last time, I was about to embark upon a language challenge known among the initiated as (the?) LangJam. To quickly catch up those of you who missed the post I'm referring to, the LangJam is an event where people who are interested in languages … Fortsätt läsa My LangJam experience
Hello friends! I wanted to do something a little bit different this month. Instead of a retrospective look back on what's been going on, I'd like to turn that on its head and look forwards to what's coming up over the next couple of months. Most of you who are active in the language learner … Fortsätt läsa Eyes front, soldier!
A few months ago, I started regaling you all with the story of my journey into Conlanging. I'm by no means an expert in this field, as I'm sure you're aware - but I've been reading a little more and watching YouTube videos about the subject and that gave me the kick I need to … Fortsätt läsa Journey to the past: my journey into conlanging, part 2
I'm always a tad reluctant to use the term 'polyglot', as it seems to imply a kind of born talent for languages that honestly, I'm not sure I have; but among my friends, suffice it to say that I'm known as the languages guy. Although I only speak four languages (three of them being incredibly … Fortsätt läsa Resource Management
It all started when I was coming into my final year of university. At this point my love of languages was already in full swing after having appeared like a bolt from the blue a few years earlier, and I’d already dabbled in German, Norwegian, and Esperanto. I had also completed my five-month Erasmus programme … Fortsätt läsa Once more unto the breach: my journey into conlanging, part 1
There's an event that takes place every year in November called NaNoWriMo, which stands for National Novel Writing Month. The idea is that you write around 1600 words every single day for a month, without editing as you go. If you manage to do that, you end up with 50,000 words of a novel. Sure, … Fortsätt läsa Polyglot NaNoWriMo
So I recently read Sarah Millican’s book, How to be champion, and I absolutely loved it. One of the things I really loved was that in the beginning of the book, she explained the word champion, which I hadn’t even considered. Being champion has been a big part of my life since birth, because I … Fortsätt läsa I’m champion, pet