I've been learning Spanish for a little while now. I'm not sure why exactly but it's pretty satisfying nonetheless.
In a bid to widen my vocabulary I've been drawing words to cement them into my memory, and then sticking them up on this blog. They say it's a good way of learning as drawing is "a language without code". So for example, the word for shell is concha:
It's a fine trick for words like shell, brick or mouse but sadly I may never memorise the Spanish word for dignity.