Der indføres nu et nyt karaktersystem i Danmark, hvor den bedste karakter (kaldt både 'A' og '12') erstatter 13, 11 og den øvre halvdel af 10-tallet. Hvad vil det gøre ved eleverne? Vil de holde op med at gøre en ekstra indsats, fordi der ingen fordel er ved at gøre det bedre end A/12? Eller vil det få folk til...
I was looking for a recipe for ajapsandali in my recipe collection, and I stumbled upon a recipe for shchi that I had written down while I studied Russian in St. Petersburg in the summer of 1994. Of course I didn’t compose it myself, but as far as remember, Tania was dictating it to me in her kitchen.
I always feel it’s fascinating to find texts I wrote in languages that I have since then not used much. I can see it’s my handwriting, but it’s flowing more easily than it would today, and the text is full of words I don’t know any more.
I moved to a new office at work last week. It's actually a very nice office, with lots of sun in the afternoon, and with enough space to put up my miniature basketball game. It has two drawbacks, though: First, I might finally have an office with a view, but it's a view of the carpark, not the Campsies. Second, it lacks the world's best office mate. :-(