Posted by Corina MURAFAFeb 1st, 2009 | 1 Comment
A funny little movie on learning languages
After my being quoted by Tony Barber in his blog (shameless blushing!) and then also in the Financial Times (and creating a fuss in the Romanian blogosphere as A bloggers didn’t know who the “mysterious Romanian blogger” is), I started giving...
Posted by Etan SmallmanFeb 1st, 2009 | 3 Comments
... gratuitous Thinker pic
I’m officially a th!nker.
Yes, today was the jam-packed launch of Th!nk About It, and I am feeling utterly inadequate. First of all, I am among 70 or so bloggers/journalists for whom English is their second, third or even fourth language, watching in awe as they converse...
Posted by Etan SmallmanFeb 1st, 2009 | 2 Comments
... gratuitous sprouts image
This afternoon, I was delighted to be Brussels bound (once again). Boarding the Eurostar gravy train, I can tell you that it wasn’t just because I was going on a foreign jaunt - when I would be otherwise beginning term and getting my nose down to the City grindstone.
Posted by jacqueszammitFeb 1st, 2009 | 6 Comments
Bruxelles la Moche
Brussels and I have a love/hate relationship in the sense that I love to hate it and whenever I get a chance to visit Europe’s bureaucratic capital this love-to-hate-you relationship is rekindled. I’ve tried long and hard to give the city a chance but it has just about as...
Posted by kerimsatirliFeb 1st, 2009 | No Comments
Eighty one bloggers from twenty seven member states and I, apparently, get to post the first item.
I wonder, what is it that I should start out with? How does one even kick-off a competition like this? Should it be my first (real) post, an anecdote from times past, some linkbait or maybe even all three?