Are you a feminist?

You may remember that a year and a half ago I interviewed a selection of women on their experiences of sexism abroad (found here). I actually at the time interviewed around ten people, all who gave interesting responses that I've used in various anecdotes at dinner parties. I decided against publishing them all at the time …

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3 angry women

After my blog post discussing how Parisian men treated me abroad I received an influx of emails.  Via Twitter I decided that I would talk to 3 girls my age about their experiences across the world.    TONIGHT, I BRING YOU... feisty, fun Fiona, notworthy, naughty Nina and krazy kool Kayleigh (alliterations not accurate, nor very good). …

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Language Learning = Code Cracking?

I spent my life believing that "Rosetta Stone" was a woman who wanted everyone to learn languages, and looked a bit like Mavis Beacon. I was wrong. The Rosetta Stone, apart from being an American language course, is actually the reason why we understand Egyptian hieroglyphs.   On that note, it's not hieroglyphics, that's an adjective, …

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