Success is a journey, not a destination

  The most treasured part of an achievement is the experience and lessons you learn in the process. The learning process is one that fills us with a sense of achievement at having learned something new, having mastered a new … Continue reading

Success is a journey, not a destination

  The most treasured part of an achievement is the experience and lessons you learn in the process. The learning process is one that fills us with a sense of achievement at having learned something new, having mastered a new … Continue reading

Slow and steady wins the race

  When you do things at your own pace, and according your ability you are likely to succeed. This brings to mind the famous fable, attributed to Aesop, entitled “The Tortoise and the Hare”. The story is about a hare … Continue reading

Slow and steady wins the race

  When you do things at your own pace, and according your ability you are likely to succeed. This brings to mind the famous fable, attributed to Aesop, entitled “The Tortoise and the Hare”. The story is about a hare … Continue reading

Same meat, different gravy

  This proverb, which has many alternatives, but most of which are not polite enough to include here, is used when the same thing is presented differently. This is my experience with language learning. We have, for many, many years, … Continue reading

Same meat, different gravy

  This proverb, which has many alternatives, but most of which are not polite enough to include here, is used when the same thing is presented differently. This is my experience with language learning. We have, for many, many years, … Continue reading

Old habits die hard

  A habit is something which you do often and regularly, sometimes without knowing that you are doing it or something annoying that someone often does. We all know that when you have been doing something for a long time, … Continue reading

Old habits die hard

  A habit is something which you do often and regularly, sometimes without knowing that you are doing it or something annoying that someone often does. We all know that when you have been doing something for a long time, … Continue reading

Nothing ventured, nothing gained

  “Venture” is defined as the risk of going somewhere or doing something that may be unpleasant, or risking saying something that might be criticised. The proverb means that you must take risks in order to succeed at anything. So … Continue reading

Nothing ventured, nothing gained

  “Venture” is defined as the risk of going somewhere or doing something that may be unpleasant, or risking saying something that might be criticised. The proverb means that you must take risks in order to succeed at anything. So … Continue reading