Month: Jul 2018

Learning Russian cases

Lavender open day

Ride London on so slightly fewer people initially then it filled up. A lot of first time lavender pickers. We had a fab French teenager whose English was excellent and was brilliant – just got on with things really quickly when we were extremely…

Corrected chicken information with English

Forgot to put the English last week, so putting above Russian words. Corrections to Russian version in bold Chickens Курицы I am now living in a town with some hills. Сейчас я живу в городе с некоторые холмые. Сейчас я живу в городе с…

Why rocks like hanging out with hard places and other areas of stating the obvious

A colleague (on this planet somewhere and yes human) has expressed concern that I might be kidnapped if I attended Russian events in London – this view is based from what the media is putting out and said colleague is still interested in collaboration…

Questions in Russian

We have covered the basic question words so I wrote a few questions for each e.g. with I = я, you formal = вы, you informal = ты, he = он, she = она, we = мы Even without knowing any cyrillic characters, there…

statistics rant no 15,498

We have been comparing assessment results from three years. One of our biomedical scientists produced an analysis in about 10 seconds probably but as I am still at the beginning of a statistics journey – suddenly seeing that something was produced with two-tailed T…

Twitter and Russia

When I returned to it (Twitter) in more depth recently I have noticed that timeline is full of arms dealers and military adverts, Russophobia and Brexit or not. The motivation for returning to twitter after NHS campainimg break was to try and provide a…

Lavender growing preparation

We have cleared approx 1/3 acre so far. New babies can’t go in yet due to hot weather but the ground was cleared last week by a group of young volunteers and the black membrane is now laid. It wasn’t possibly to clear a…

Learning Russian – chicken information homework

I have been practising prepositional and instrumental case nouns incl colours so as homework for next week – I’m writing about chickens. I had to look up some words. Курицы Сейчас я живу в городе с некоторые холмые. Это очень зелёны. Я аредую. В…

Learning Technology Journals – final

Now updated to 322 journals and over 98000 article titles. First tab is hyperlinked journals list, 2nd tab is table of contents /  index, 3rd tab – AI hyperlinked articles (can’t remember why these are here). The additional 250 or so journals as before…

Happy person getting along with others on our island – more please

Lavender update

We’re nearly at row 90 / 100 and some of the final 10 are being dug up and replanted