Monthly Archives: February 2015

There and Back Again; Air France v KLM

The recent journey to and from Italy was more difficult than usual. We flew out with Air France: Newcastle-Paris; Paris-Venice and it was most stressful. I thought I knew Charles de Gaulle airport quite well, but the miles of corridors … Continue reading

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Learning English by Osmosis

We’re entertaining an Italian guest here in Newcastle at the moment, a friend I know from my English conversation class in Italy.It’s amazing how quickly the language can be absorbed: after only two months he’s quite fluent, although he gets … Continue reading

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