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Should you move to London or Berlin?

Berlin is the city I keep trying to move to, but something stops me every time. This time I got as far as booking flights, arranging interviews and securing accommodation for my first six weeks when an irresistible opportunity came up which meant that in the end, I’m staying put in London. I’ll talk more about that in another post, …

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How to really learn 30 languages

Nobody ever taught me how to learn languages, so when I first started, it was slow. I didn’t know what I was doing. We’d only just had the Internet installed at home a few years beforehand, and I didn’t know anybody else who was doing it. Whenever I’d tell people I wanted to learn more languages, they’d ask the same …