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Accountability, and what to expect in 2018

Happy New Year! Ahh, accountability. Just the word motivates me to get sh*t done. Making yourself accountable is one way to push you into action. But it’s what’s left of this productive energy after the initial period that I’ve come to learn is so essential to building good habits. When you work for yourself, self-discipline […]

The DELF B2 – a personal triumph

TLDR; I passed the DELF B2 exam at the first time of asking following 2 months of intense self-study :D. My French-language journey The DELF B2 exam; a good way to challenge myself In late 2015 I decided that the best way to have a tangible goal in my French language journey was to study […]

Backstreet’s Back… Or is it just me?

… Nope, it’s just me. Hello everyone, nice to (re)make your acquaintance. Sorry that I’ve been absent for a long time. I’m also sorry that I tricked you into coming to this post by suggesting the Backstreet Boys were making yet another reunion. No apologies for you being here though *hugs*. So why have I been digitally absent for […]

Feel Good Learning French

To feel good learning French you need to remember a few things. None more so than it’s a marathon and not a sprint. Even if you set a tangible goal of passing an exam or speaking about something you love. You will have ups and downs. Here are a few ways of maximising that feel […]

Why I’m Opting For “Slow Travel” As A Digital Nomad

Following on from Why I Chose A Location-Independent Lifestyle I wanted to write about my planned lifestyle. I say planned because it’s still early days but it really reverberates with me. It goes by the name of the not-so-cryptic term “Slow Travel”. This is a particularly popular label among Digital Nomads. “Ah, but Alex, what is ‘slow travel’ […]

Why I Chose A Location-Independent Lifestyle

This post is as much for me as for anyone else. I wanted to summarise my motivations for seeing the world. I connect these with my motivations for being location-independent. For as long as I can remember I have wanted to see the world and I now realise that it is a part of me […]