January 2014

The Twists and Trickiness of Learning Thai

January 31, 2014
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The Thai language is tricky. It uses a tonal system, and there are five different tones meaning that you can be saying something completely different to what you intend based on how you say the word. I cannot get to grip with these tones – I’m constantly talking mountains when I mean rice, telling people […]

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Top 5 Things To Do In Central London When It’s Raining

January 22, 2014
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It’s a standing joke that it’s always raining in London. And while this definitely isn’t the case, there are few cities with as many rainy day activities on offer as the UK’s capital. There’s a huge amount of art, architecture, history and entertainment to discover inside countless venues, but here are my five favourite spots […]

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First Tracks Ski Experience, La Plagne

January 21, 2014
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I never get the post holiday blues quite as much as when I’ve been skiing. It’s so invigorating, so otherworldly… and absolutely impossible to even vaguely recreate back here in the UK. But let me share something of a secret with you — the undoubted highlight of my group’s trip to La Plagne in the […]

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