By | September 20th, 2007|Language|

I'm off to Wales for a holiday. As I'll be the co-pilot on [...]

Being bilingual protects the brain

By | September 18th, 2007|Language|

Being fluent in two languages may help to keep the brain sharper for [...]

Diary of a fledgling translator, Part 3

By | September 14th, 2007|Guests|

Part 1 Part 2 Two months already since I last wrote a piece… [...]


By | September 12th, 2007|Words|

"Hello madam, I'm calling from Wonderful Kitchens because we're having a promotion in [...]

The translation of the haka

By | September 10th, 2007|Culture|

The rugby World Cup has started, and watching the All Black perform their [...]


By | September 6th, 2007|Words|

It's now official: E-numbers (E100 to 500) cause disruptive behaviour in children. Anyone [...]


By | September 4th, 2007|Words|

What I learnt last night during University Challenge: the word "malaria" comes from [...]

L’élégance du hérisson

By | September 3rd, 2007|Culture|

It's been quiet in this little corner of the blogosphere, hasn't it? August [...]