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A New Interest – but for how long?

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Late Sunday night, for some unknown reason, I bought a crossword puzzle app for my iPad.  I’ve no idea what brought this on, because I’ve always been hopeless at doing crossword puzzles and I’ve therefore had no interest in them. The thing is that I’m having a fresh look at crosswords now that I have an iPad and iPhone that …

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Learning Italian 10

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The purpose of my post titled Learning Italian 9 was to review my progress over the past seven months in trying to casually pick up some Italian. I was very surprised to find three effects that I didn’t expect from my decision to find out how much Italian I could pick in a year. The 4th unexpected effect, which I …