Brushing up my Spanish

By | December 20th, 2006|Freelance Translation|

I'm off on Saturday to spend two weeks in Cuba. In anticipation of [...]

RSS feeds

By | December 19th, 2006|Technical corner|

Who says I never listen to my readers and fellow bloggers? You'll now [...]

La Javanaise

By | December 18th, 2006|Culture|

On Friday evening I was lucky enough, along with a few friends, to [...]

Le petit prince

By | December 15th, 2006|Culture|

Frequent commenter bathrobe has a site on the translations of Saint Exupéry's Le [...]

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Translation costing public £100 million in the UK

By | December 13th, 2006|Interpreting|

"When you are trying to help us you are actually harming. Even before [...]

The evolution of the Queen’s English

By | December 12th, 2006|Language|

As the common tongue continues its inexorable slide towards a new dark age [...]

Language and familiarity

By | December 8th, 2006|Language|

During my first tea-break today, I was saying to a friend that although [...]


By | December 4th, 2006|Culture|

Thanks a lot Ron for letting me know about France24, a new 24 [...]

What does it take to be a freelance translator?

By | December 1st, 2006|Freelance Translation|

My friend Paul recommended Karyn Greenstreet's website to me. It contains lots of [...]