Monthly Archives: July 2013

What I Did on Translation Summer Camp

Hello, I’m home! So far I’m feeling completely unable to adjust to normal life, so I thought I’d write a bit about my summer school experience, in order to delay the moment when I’m going to have to get back … Continue reading

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Summer school time!

I’m off to Norwich today for BCLT Summer School, hurrah! I am taking all of my clothes, because the weather for the week looks like this: I am all nervous and excited and a bit worried that everybody there is … Continue reading

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Books that are windows, books that are mirrors

I was quietly pricing birthday cards in the shop this morning when a customer came over holding a copy of Atinuke and Lauren Tobia’s book Splash! Anna Hibiscus. ‘I have never seen a picture book like this,’ she said excitedly. … Continue reading

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From the bookshop

Between extra shifts at the bookshop, studying and trying to prepare for BCLT Summer School, I’m having a pretty busy time at the moment. On the bright side, I’m feeling good about my dissertation for once – I got a … Continue reading

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On recommendations and reading ages

I’ve been picking up some extra shifts in the bookshop this week, which has meant that a) my dissertation has been taking a back seat again (ARGH!), and b) I’ve been thinking a lot about some of the things that … Continue reading

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