• Part 2/2: HOW to journal to help cultural adjustment

    Last week I wrote a post on why writing a journal can help you adjust into a new culture (or back into a familiar one if you've been away). The next obvious question is -...
    Monday, May 22nd, 2017
  • Part 1/2: WHY a journal can help you culturally adjust

    And no, you don't have to start it with "Dear Diary..." (though feel free). When you enter a new culture, or return to a familiar one after being away, there is a lot going on...
    Monday, May 15th, 2017
  • App Review: Memrise – Updated

    So in January last year (can't believe it has been that long!) I wrote a review of a language learning app called Memrise. At the time my one complaint was that the Hindi language had...
    Sunday, April 19th, 2015
  • Useful Tool for International Meetings

    In my (relatively) new job I am booking international web conferences and phone calls on an almost daily basis. One of the easiest tools on the internet is the World Clock Meeting Planner: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/meeting.html So easy...
    Monday, June 23rd, 2014
  • Routine

    So my job hunt is continuing...and continuing....and continuing. It is an interesting process. You are constantly putting yourself out there, trying to communicate who you are in an effective way and hoping they judge you...
    Thursday, May 1st, 2014