My Year in Yiddish (week 4)

Four weeks in to My Year in Yiddish and I feel like I am starting to get into my stride. (Ikh dergreykh a gutn gang!) The days seem to be offering up an array of moments perfect for describing in Yiddish: from delicious cake after 3 weeks off sugar, to various aches and pains and …

My Year in Yiddish (week 3)

Three weeks in and I am already wondering how on earth I will find something in my rather quiet everyday life to diarise?! I tend to do similar things each day and yet I want to find new things to draw and write about. It's a challenge! Pondering this question has opened up all sorts …

My Year in Yiddish (week 2)

Week two of my Yiddish daily diary and I was already wondering if I had bitten off more than I could chew! It's been a while since I undertook a daily art project, and certainly not one that's set to last a whole year. Add to this the fact that I am a relative newcomer …

My Year in Yiddish (week 1)

My Year in Yiddish: a Diary with Pictures Mayn Yor af Yidish: a Togbukh mit Bilder מײַן יאָר אויף ייִדיש: אַ טאָגבוך מיט בילדער As many of you know, I have fallen in love with Yiddish. I am fortunate to be one of Annie Cohen’s students at Babel's Blessing Language School. I love her classes so …

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