My mind, my thoughts, my words

Spanish – observation on addressing children

What sounds strange to you in the title? Nothing? Something? In English or German, addressing your child with the words “my daughter/son” instead of their name is not common and sounds … Continue reading

13/09/2016 · Leave a comment

La Gina

I’ve been wanting to write this post for more than three months, and I wish I had done it earlier because now I have not only less time than before, … Continue reading

15/10/2011 · 2 Comments

(Do) you need to keep it complicated (?)

When revising Spanish I came over a nice text by Ramón Civedé. I shall translate it here for you. The original is called “No hay que complicar la felicidad” No … Continue reading

20/03/2011 · 2 Comments

Analysing. Or reading between the lines.

The idea of this blog came up in a Spanish (literature) lecture (yesterday). We had to prepare the short story “Imposibilidad de la memoria” by José María Merino; I usually … Continue reading

16/02/2011 · Leave a comment