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James Riley

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Learning Malayalam

2016

Day 39 - I guess it suggests I'm having fun

Wow the days have flown past, almost as quick as the guilt has grown for not blogging. I had tonsillitis about a week back, which knocked me out for a few da...

Day 17 - Now, Repeat After Me

Got caught up with life over the past few days, but have kept to a regular daily Anki review. This will be a short update, but I’m still on the case, and ser...

Day 10 - Look Ma... no hands!

I heard the rumours. I go a few days without an update and the streets start talking. They say I gave up. They say the flame fizzled out. They were wrong. Al...

Day 6 - All Good Things

All good things do not come to those who wait. They come to those who put work in. A busy weekend meant little in the way of study, but with the MangoLanguag...

Day 3 - Handy Anki

Have told nearly everyone I come across of my plans to learn Malayalam - with many pulling the same expression that I remember seeing when telling people as ...

Day 2 - Please Be Seated For Departure

The ship is departing from the dock, rocking precariously as it stabilises itself upon the water. Basically the learning is underway!… and I’m pretty reassur...

Day 1 - The Malayalam Ambition

I’m visiting the seemingly beautiful Indian state of Kerala in a few short months from now - and I’ve decided I’m going to have a go at learning the language...