Category Archives: Arts & Culture

Jewels of #Yorkshire: #BrimhamRocks, #YorkshireSculpturePark and #TourDeFrance

Many years have gone by since I lived in West Yorkshire, followed by a short happy year in South Yorkshire. For me, those were seven interesting years in my life, and for John, it was longer, and as a matter of … Continue reading

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What Makes an Effective Professional #Interpreter?

In the beginning of 2014, an agency I did occasional interpreting work for emailed me with an attachment titled Resolutions for Interpreters. That’s a first, I thought. No other agency has done anything of the like. Curious, I took a … Continue reading

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Attending #GraduationCeremony of #NFTS at #London’s @BFI Southbank

On the last day of February, 2014, I boarded a southbound train to the British Capital. London was calling, again, and it was not for tourist reasons but something very special. Over quarter of a century studying, working and living … Continue reading

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Fatal Attraction to Death: John Donne’s Words to Music by Benjamin Britten

Death be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so; For those whom thou think’st thou dost overthrow Die not, poor death, nor yet canst thou kill me. –John Donne   I began … Continue reading

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