A can of worms

By | March 30th, 2005|Idioms|

Journalist: "Well yes, but one thing is obvious: this might open a real [...]

Guest blogger: Pakis and Queers

By | March 28th, 2005|Culture, Guests|

By Charlotte Hinge As every school child will testify, the phrase 'sticks and [...]

I’m back

By | March 26th, 2005|Freelance Translation|

I'm back! One major server breakdown and a holiday meant that I haven't [...]


By | March 14th, 2005|Freelance Translation|

Too much work means that I haven't got time to blog at length [...]


By | March 11th, 2005|Words|

The word bug has many meanings, but it's the one linked to machines [...]

Interpreters beware!

By | March 9th, 2005|Interpreting|

This morning I received the following email: Myself, my wife and my son [...]

Faire les quatre cents coups

By | March 7th, 2005|Idioms|

I was reading about the French film festival in Brighton when I saw [...]

Il est tombé dedans quand il était petit

By | March 4th, 2005|Idioms, Interpreting|

"L'écologie? Il est tombé dedans quand il était petit!" (Ecology? He fell in [...]


By | March 2nd, 2005|Words|

It's a word, believe it or not, and it comes from the French [...]