Monthly Archives: April 2012

“You’re also Chinese!” – A Novella Set in Scotland (Part 1)

One “Call me Mo, easy and simple,” Mohammed announced, giving me a wide grin. It sounded more Chinese, more kindred like, it was implied. He was with his flatmate Dr Wang, who had introduced us just minutes ago. “He’s fairly … Continue reading

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Interviewing Adventurous, Creative and Determined Marie Adamova

This week I continue to spotlight what is happening with UK public Service interpreting and today it’s my honour to welcome Marie Adamova, who will highlight some of the challenges in this profession and how she spends her free time … Continue reading

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A Tall Tree Cut Down in His Prime – A Father’s Tribute

Written By Mr ZHANG Zhong Jin, Translated by Dr Junying Kirk Xuan Wei, my son. Today we are holding a Farewell and Memorial Service for you at Birmingham City University. It was an ordinary early evening, a usual shopping trip, … Continue reading

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Interviewing an Interpreter: Kind, Generous and Sophisticated Chafika Ben

Today I am featuring another colleague, the charming Chafika Ben. She will tell us why she loves being a professional interpreter, sharing snippets of her interesting life. It is my great pleasure to welcome her to my site. Chafika, can … Continue reading

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