Health

On diets (paleo, veganism, …)

I love reading. Last year I read 60+ books after starting the reading challenge on goodreads with my sister. And that’s when I started my quest for a solution. See, I’ve been living my whole life with bad allergies. I’m always sneezing, and I always need to blow my nose. Every f**king day. I started my quest with Djokovic’s book…

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Not a book review

Trump & women

I just finished reading The Art of the Deal, Donald Trump’s book. Recent events have pictured Trump as a sexist pig. So this one excerpt from the book made me smile:   “The person I hired to be my personal representative overseeing the construction, Barbara Res, was the first woman ever put in charge of a skyscraper in New York.…

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Language Learning

Drill, baby, drill!

Whether you want to learn how to work out, ride a bike or speak a new language, you will have to face repetition. Unless you’re a robot, you’ll need to get exposed to a new word or grammatical structure again, and again, and again. In other words, there’s no other way than drilling. Maybe one day we will come up…

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Finnish, Language Learning

My 3rd month of Finnish – Clear the list, July 2017

The Clear-the-List challenge is hosted by Lindsay (from lindsaydoeslanguages.com), Kris Broholm, Angel Pretot and Shannon of Eurolinguiste. The goal is to share monthly goals and support each other while learning foreign languages.   Review of June New routine (1 hour a day listening to songs and reading the lyrics’ English translations) –> check! I had some days off, but I sticked to this routine almost…

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Finnish, Language Learning

Learning Finnish with songs and English lyrics – Clear the list, June 2017

The Clear-the-List challenge is hosted by Lindsay (from lindsaydoeslanguages.com), Kris Broholm, Angel Pretot and Shannon of Eurolinguiste. The goal is to share monthly goals and support each other while learning foreign languages.   Today on the menu: A review of my goals for May & Finnish Trial-and-error approach and breakthroughs Goals for June Epiphany in French Future projects   Review of May I did take a look…

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Brazilian Portuguese, Finnish, Language Learning

Learning Brazilian Portuguese & Finnish: clear the list – May 2017

The Clear-the-List challenge is hosted by Lindsay (from lindsaydoeslanguages.com), Kris Broholm, Angel Pretot and Shannon of Eurolinguiste. The goal is to share monthly goals and support each other while learning foreign languages.   Review of April talking to myself: I haven’t really done it. I wasn’t lazy or anything, I just forgot! week 4 video: I made a video where I speak Portuguese after four…

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Brazilian Portuguese, Language Learning

Learning Brazilian Portuguese: clear the list – March 2017

I’m joining late but better late than never. The Clear-the-List challenge is hosted by Lindsay (from lindsaydoeslanguages.com), Kris Broholm, Angel Pretot and Shannon of Eurolinguiste. The goal is to share monthly goals and support each other while learning foreign languages.   Goals for March 2017 I just started learning Brazilian Portuguese. My goal is to learn how to speak Brazilian Portuguese without using…

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