Tag Archives: culture

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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Kefalonia – Beautiful Greek Island

Since my very first visit to Greece in 1994, I’ve fallen in love with this beautiful land and her people. Today, in my first picture/video blog on this magnificent southern European country,  I’m showing you some fabulous sights in one … Continue reading

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