Book of the month: La melancolía de los feos (May 2021)

La melancolía de los feos, by Mario Mendoza “La melancolía de los feos” (the Melancholy of the ugly) was the book I picked during my second month in Bogota, as my second Colombian reading. Written in 20216 by the Bogotan author Mario Mendoza, its story is moving, exciting, inspiring. Here is why. The protagonist of…

Learning French with non-traditional methods

How I did it, and how you can do it too When I moved to Brussels, Belgium in 2018 I didn’t know any French. It took me two months to become fluent in French with non-traditional methods. That’s the story for how I did it, and of how you can do it as well. In…