Category Archives: English

Too many languages..

..yet it’s only two! My inability to speak German has found its way into several blogposts before with the most notable one being this one. Things have somewhat changed since then. A couple of months ago I started a new job in marketing which required me to only speak English with the very occasional checks […]

I’m going to do it!

Just sent off the following email to 13 exam centres in the South offering CAE exams: Hi there, I am interested in taking the CAE exams this year. Can you tell me whether you offer the option to just take the exams without a course and, if so, how much the cost would be, please? […]

Yes, I still write letters!

Back in the day [oh how I hate that phrase!] I used to write and receive a lot of letters, especially when I went to school in England for a year and later moved back here. It was pretty much the only way to stay in contact with my friends and gave me something to […]

#NaNoWriMo – Day 2 to 4

Unsurprisingly NaNoWriMo isn’t going as well as I’d hoped, although at the same time I’ve already accomplished more than my past two attempts. I’m currently on 3644 words and should be on 6667 by now [yes, today is the fifth day, but seeing that it’s 3am in the morning, I’m not counting it!]. I started […]

On my English..

As I mentioned recently I am intending to take part in this year’s NaNoWriMo which is something I had been meaning to do for a few years, but always lost interest even before it started. Only time will tell if I will complete it this year or even start, but I’m looking forward to some […]

How fast do you type?

You type 251 characters per minute. You have 43 correct words and you have 3 wrong words. The result kinda surprised me. I did expect to score better than that, but I do know that my typing isn’t that great, especially as I tend to look at the keys very much. I decided to also […]


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