Trip cancelled, trains missed, self-isolating at home…what do I do?Continue reading
Month: June 2022
Somehow my first year as a doctoral student has come to a close. That terrifies me.
So I decided to channel that dread… into a vlog.
…except editing a video takes too much time, and I already have a stack of wayyyy more interesting travel vlogs to edit. So this is now a blog post.
So in terms of the blog channel, what you first need to know is… I got pretty burnt out, after editing the Canto Learner Highlight interview with Christian.
There was so much good stuff, and I spent too much time trying to cut down the length, before giving up.
And then came the subtitling process, and if you haven’t done it before, take my word for it: subtitling in two languages takes a shit ton of time.
So yeah, that last part is the main thing that threw me into a long hiatus after uploading that video. But there are a lot of other (interesting) things too.
So let’s start with what I’m actually doing.Continue reading
Airports in chaos, flights cancelled – will I be able to get to the Polyglot Gathering in Teresin, Poland in time?
(Since I’m posting this, obviously I did…and I arrived half a day earlier! As a result, you also get a glimpse of our local tour to the birthplace of Chopin himself!)
Stay tuned (and TURN ON SUBTITLES) for the multilingual conversations I’ll have with my new friends!Continue reading