hēg denuThe old english words from which my name is derived, hēg 'hay' + denu 'valley'.
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What being a native speaker means
One day last year, after the incredibly strenuous activity of standing up after cutting a bit of card with a stanley knife I felt a sharp pain a bit above my groin. It seemed like my hernia had opened up … Continue reading
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There is a phenomena that exists in Catalunya which many Australians probably find quite strange, although it’s far from unique, especially in Europe. Kids grow up here speaking two languages, they’re similar to be sure, but they are distinct. Since … Continue reading
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