Why writers aspiring to write in a second language should avoid the “Strong Opinions”

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You would think the famous author of “Lolita” was the last person to have difficulties in writing in English. The literary aristocrat Vladimir Nabokov was fluent in Russian and English from infancy, thanks in particular to the English governess in family’s employ, who later worked for the Tsar’s children. …

even sparrows behave unexpectedly

I sat on a patio of a small cafe in the historic Distillery District in Toronto, enjoying my first breakfast in a public place after a pandemic. Nothing could spoil the sweet taste of freedom in my mouth, and it didn't matter that while the latte…

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