kid's play: on becoming bilingual

The first time I heard my daughter speak in Swiss-German I had to bite my tongue to stop myself laughing out loud. Five-year olds have an uncanny ability to pick up on how you're feeling, and I didn't want her thinking she was doing anything out of the ordinary. Read More...
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fremdsprache

It’s too hard. I want to give up now, but am too embarrassed to walk out of the room in front of six other women. The two hours are nearly up and I can already feel the cold air and bright sunshine on my face as I scooter, teenager like, away from all this. Read More...
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going home

Thousands of Australians leave to live overseas every year, yet most of them still call Australia home. Will they ever return? And how easy will it be if they do? Read More...
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