Table of contents
- The Welsh Language (Cymraeg)
- Towns and Places
- The National Parks (Snowdonia, Brecon Beacons)
Wales was the first foreign destination I haunted after gaining my engineering degree in 2010, and it was the first opportunity to improve my English skills outside an educational environment or the workplace.
I visited this small (the population is some three million), culturally appealing and scenically impressive country in … read more
Near Nuremberg, mid 2000s
I am in the fourth semester of my engineering studies at the university in Nuremberg and I work like many of my fellow-students in several odd jobs to make ends meet.
One of those jobs is working on a nearby building site with three of my buddies during the weekends, for about fifteen Euros per hour.
The main tasks on this building site, which comprises several … read more
Master the mundane
Like most members of the 21st century workforce, I spend the majority of my workday sitting in front of a computer screen1. In addition, I have to afford several hours of commuting time every day (usually spent in the train).
That’s what I have been doing for approximately ten years now.
Despite the absence of physical tasks during these hours and the bad eating habits … read more