Babel: Around the World in Twenty Languages – Gaston Dorren

I got the Polish version of this book as a gift from my mother. It is beautifully published with a cover showing 20 cats sitting on the word 'cat' in each of the twenty languages. At just over 400 pages it is not exactly a short read, but the way Dorren writes about languages makes …

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Fourth quarter round-up

I think it's still not too late to do a brief summary of the last quarter of 2019. I am still getting used to saying we're in 2020, so I'll allow myself this tiny decadence of being late to the party. The quarter started beautifully, with my first trip to Greece. I fell in love …

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