Learning French in Brussels: reflections on two months of lessons

After two months of semi-intensive classes, I've thought a lot about personal milestones, the nature of "fluency", and French culture.

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That time I went diving in the world’s deepest swimming pool

OK, not quite the deepest. The record has just been beaten, in fact, by a new pool in Italy. But Nemo 33 in Brussels, Belgium, was the world's deepest swimming pool for 10 years, at 34.5m deep. And it was pretty spectacular. Along with my diving club, we travelled to Brussels for our Christmas "party" … Continue reading That time I went diving in the world’s deepest swimming pool