Monthly Archives: April 2022

Teaching English story 1

Part 1 of the inspirational story Paul Venet told to the volunteers in our program to teach English to Ukrainian Refugees in Bulgaria. Thank you to the volunteers and Fulbright Bulgaria. If you would like to volunteer to teach English … Continue reading

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Barryaran Sprachbund 2

(Barrayar is the setting of several of the books in Louis McMaster Bujold’s Vorkosigan Saga, for which she has won a deservedly enormous number of Hugos, Nebulas, and other awards. Go read those books.) Go read last week’s post (https://buff.ly/37YTeai), … Continue reading

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The Barrayaran Sprachbund 1

(this post appeared seven days earlier on my patreon) (Barrayar is the setting of several of the books in Louis McMaster Bujold’s Vorkosigan Saga, for which she has won a deservedly enormous number of Hugos, Nebulas, and other awards. Go … Continue reading

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Bulgarian and English classes for Ukrainian refugees

Mejduchasie and Fulbright Bulgaria are organizing free Bulgarian and English for Ukrainian refugees. If you would like to sign up for lessons, here is the link: http://mejduchasie.com/for-ukrainian-refugees-en/ Separate lessons for adults and children Lessons will be virtual – you can … Continue reading

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Conodonts

(see posts like this on my Patreon one week earlier) Partly this came from a conversation we’ve been having at the Spec Evo forum, and partly from some musings I’ve been having on the random aspects of evolution. More on … Continue reading

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