My mind, my thoughts, my words

Language Learning – get motivated

If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. (Nelson … Continue reading

25/04/2011 · Leave a comment

Sing away your accent

A couple of days ago when I was walking around with a friend I started to sing and she noticed that my accent had suddenly disappeared. Back home I listened … Continue reading

23/04/2011 · Leave a comment

The Royal Wedding

Less than one week to go. If someone asked me, I’d advise against this public celebration. Not only that it costs £20 million, a lot of money that could be … Continue reading

23/04/2011 · Leave a comment


If you know me, you’ve probably already been one of my subjects. When I meet someone, usually one of my first questions is: “What are your favourite words (in any … Continue reading

20/04/2011 · 6 Comments

An option.

I recently watched an episode of Desperate Housewives. Beth commits suicide by shooting herself in the head. It looks so easy. But is it that really? Honestly, who has never … Continue reading

14/04/2011 · Leave a comment


Everyone feels lonely sometimes, but there are people who seek loneliness. Wikipedia states nicely: They may feel they can view things reflectively, mature much faster, seek knowledge, reach their goals … Continue reading

13/04/2011 · Leave a comment

The Key to Understanding Animals (and a job advert)

Watch this! Isn’t that great? All we ever wanted – understand our dear non-human friends. So we were wondering about animal communication? All our questions can now be solved thanks … Continue reading

11/04/2011 · Leave a comment

Another kind of poem

In this dinosaur comic, T-Rex says: “Maybe if you’re writing poetry, you could write a poem with only female nouns and then one with only male nouns, and that could … Continue reading

08/04/2011 · 6 Comments

OMG – Other Musing (by) Gina

If you haven’t heard of it yet; the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) added abbreviations (‘initialisms’) such as omg (“oh my God”), lol (“laughing out loud”) and fyi (“for your information”) … Continue reading

04/04/2011 · 1 Comment

Sharing a planet

A truly wonderful video, made in 14 months in 42 different countries with a cast of thousands. Very inspiring (not in terms of his dance style though 😉 ), showing … Continue reading

03/04/2011 · Leave a comment