Language can both break and create barriers. It has extraordinary power - and yet is full of limitation. As a writer and a reader (let's not forget the value of the latter), I love words. I'm also fascinated by how we use them, by why we use them and what we use them for. I love … Continue reading language – a way of sharing ourselves?
I'VE DECIDED to read the New Testament in a year. The Greek New Testament. It should increase my familiarity with it, plus it gives me a framework to revise my Greek, which helps. It's quite funny hearing me do it, though. Yes, I did say hearing. I tend to translate aloud. Even if it's a quiet muttering. … Continue reading it’s all Greek to me
WELL, AS I intimated in an earlier post, I am currently learning German. I'm doing so via Babbel.com and finding it a good way to learn - I took advantage of a Groupon voucher and got six months' worth at a discounted price. As I go quite fast this means I can get a lot … Continue reading Ich spreche Deutsch…sort of