Tag Archives: culture

A #Foodie’s Guide to the Most Popular #British #Food

Do you enjoy food? Do you think that food is just fuel (as many British people do), or it is simply the most delightful, heavenly gift for us mortals to savour its exquisite and varied flavours, to tickle our tastebuds, to share with … 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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The Birth of Bold #Writers’ Club and an #Author’s #Writing Journey

by Friederike Rice My dear Junying, Your most generous gift of your Trilogy The Same Moon, Trials of Life and Land of Hope – such handsome big volumes – are resting prominently on the writing desk in my study and are very precious to me. … Continue reading

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My Korean Adventure (1) – Oppan Gangnam Style

The first couple of days after I arrived in Seoul, I kept humming Gangnam Style and just could not get it out of my head. It haunted me, my jetlagged brain too tired to fight its catchy and upbeat tune. Those … Continue reading

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