Category: Russian

Russia, part II:

Aside from the general lazing around that I posted about a few days ago, we did have some very interesting experiences in St. Petersburg. Forming these into anything other than a tediously boring  narrative is beyond my abilities as an

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Russia, part I:

We crossed the Russian border – mascot’s passport first – on an overnight train from Lithuania via Latvia. As serious as he looks, the officer was actually great craic once he understood what we wanted to do with the little

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Learning languages for engineers

Long story short, the first new thing that I’m going to post about is learning a language. There are a number of studies showing that doing this develops your cognitive abilities, etc., but this quote sums it up for me:

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