I recall spending literally hours ‘collecting’ sentences from a Harry Potter book in Japan at Macdonald’s. The time just flew by. I made good progress in Japanese.
So it seems to me that that is the state I need to aim for—to design some sort of activity—or activities—around language acquisition that are compulsive. They would need to mesh with my nature and satisfy my personal quirks.
That all sounds rather nebulous, doesn’t it? Still, every good idea is born drowning.
Apropos of nothing, a colleague mentioned to me yesterday that Listen has the same letters as Silent.