The benefits of learning a second language

How many of you speak a second language? How many of you are completely bilingual? Perhaps some of you readers speak three or more languages. I loved learning languages as a child, French was the most natural for me as we spent a significant amount of time there whilst I was growing up and that […]

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Guilt free snacking

When you are a mum on the run, you need quick snacks that can satisfy your hunger but not massively up your calorie intake. I’m a big fan of Japanese inspired foods, having spent some time out in Japan during my university years. This week I’ve been dashing about with a packet of these beauties […]

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A Japanese inspired competition

When I was in Japan back in 1999, I was keen to improve my knowledge of the language and there was no place better than being there myself with Japanese friends at The University of Kyoto. We had an amazing time. As the years have passed, I have lost much of the language I learnt, […]

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