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A while back I decided that, for as long as I stick with Duolingo, I’d take a progress quiz once a month. And this time round I was pleasantly surprised to see an improvement! 28 more words


Children confuse me...

Or rather, the Swedish word for them does.

Barn. Seems easy enough, right? I thought so too. But little did I know it would soon become the… 159 more words



Back again! It’s almost 1am and I’m still awake, trawling through Duolingo translation discussions to find a few more things to note down. The fun never ends! 76 more words



Six days into Duolingo and so far so good! I’ve completed 12 skills on my tree (out of what currently seems like an infinite amount) and I’m almost at Level 8 (levelling up is a lot harder than I thought it would be!) 390 more words


Late updates

I was planning to make a post on Thursday, then on Monday and now it’s Tuesday and I will write it even if I’m slow. I thought I could keep up weekly reports and make myself organised. 295 more words

Japanese Journey


A few weeks ago, I stumbled across Duolingo – a fairly new language learning website – and was excited to see they had a Swedish course very near to completion. 185 more words



igen. It’s been a while! If any of you are still alive out there, apologies for my sporadic updates.

These past few months I’ve been living through a succession of countdowns, with both J and I flinging ourselves back and forth over the North Sea whenever a timer reached zero. 480 more words