My #bucketlistchallenge

Following Hana Tichá's post and her challenge to other bloggers to write their own bucket list, I'd like to share my own list of 10 things I'd like to do in the future. Some of these things have been in my bucket for years, some are new and exciting. I plan to do my best to... Continue Reading →

7 blog posts you shouldn’t miss

Today I'd like to do some meta-blogging by writing about not some specific blogs -- you can find a list of my favourite blogs on the right -- but about specific posts I often go back to. They inspire me, help me, give me practical ideas, so I want to share them with you, hoping... Continue Reading →

What keeps you motivated?

Yesterday I was talking about motivation with one of my students, and so I started asking myself: what makes me invest time (and sometimes money) in CDP, in writing this blog, in reading and reflecting on my teaching? I guess the main motivation for me comes from seeing students go out of my lessons smiling,... Continue Reading →

My top 6 posts

Today I was looking back at my old posts, and I realised some have been quite popular compared to my average number of visits/views, and others are posts I'm quite proud of, despite the low number of visits. So today I'd like to go a bit nostalgic and list here my top favourite posts from... Continue Reading →

Journalling and setting goals

I've recently purchased a journal (affiliate link) that is designed to help the user improve themselves and get things done by setting goals and reviewing them periodically. I've been journalling since I was something like 9 or 10, and I still find it helpful, so I decided to try this new experience starting from this new... Continue Reading →

About dress codes (and monks)

Around here we say l'abito non fa il monaco (lit.: robes don't make the monk), but apparently Italians do judge books by their covers, or monks by their robes -- and people by the clothes they wear. A few days ago at work we were encouraged to dress appropriately in order to be taken seriously,... Continue Reading →

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