Category Archives: Translation


In three weeks’ time, I will be on a plane to Vancouver. I will not be coming back to the UK for…a while. Those of you who follow me on Twitter may have heard about my move to Canada already. … Continue reading

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Translation and strawberry laces

I’ve been eating a lot of strawberry laces recently. I don’t really know why – I just bought a packet on a whim one day last month and remembered that they are cheap and delicious and also fun to eat, … Continue reading

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Reviewing translations

I didn’t mean to drop off the edge of the blogging world there. I just finished my dissertation and…didn’t feel like writing anything else. Ever. I hear that’s a reasonably common reaction. Instead I have been reading a lot, and … Continue reading

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Some thoughts about my MA

This week I’m taking some time away from other stuff, to finish off my dissertation and hopefully have some time for reflection before Yom Kippur on Friday night. The dissertation is actually pretty much finished, I think, so it’s just … Continue reading

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What I Did on My Holidays

I was on holiday last week. It started off as an enforced holiday – I’d handed in the first draft of my dissertation and was waiting for feedback from my supervisor – but then I got a bit of time … Continue reading

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In between

One of the things I really loved about Summer School was the chance to hear so many other people’s ‘how/why I got into translation’ stories. We’re all so different – some of us grew up speaking more than one language … Continue reading

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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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