Romancing the City part 4: Edinburgh and Rome

Don't worry, I've not forgotten, 'Romancing the City' is back! This time we're looking at two cities both very popular with tourists, Scotland's capital city Edinburgh and the Eternal City Rome.   Edinburgh Okay, so maybe Edinburgh doesn't scream out romance the way Paris does but that's kind of the point. The Scottish capital is … Continue reading Romancing the City part 4: Edinburgh and Rome

Romancing the City part 3: Athens and Reykjavik

Welcome back to Romancing the City, the series of romance shattering articles that step on those rose tinted glasses and shine a light on the ugly side of some of Europe's favourite capital cities for lovebirds. Today's take of two cities features the Greek capital Athens and Reykjavik in Iceland. So far, London and Paris … Continue reading Romancing the City part 3: Athens and Reykjavik

Viva la langue! Why no language deserves to die

As a former student of Modern Languages it should come as no surprise that I'm in favour of preserving so called 'dying' languages. I'm a firm believer that no language should be left to die and that all languages are of equal importance. Granted, languages such as Arabic, English and Mandarin for example are spoken … Continue reading Viva la langue! Why no language deserves to die