Localization (l10n) and Pancakes

This year, March 1st was Pancake Day in the UK. It is also known as Shrove Tuesday, the last day before the 40 days of Lent. Shrove Tuesday is called ‘Mardi Gras’ or ‘Fat Tuesday’ in France.  Pancakes are very popular in our house and certainly not consigned to one day a year. However, theContinue reading “Localization (l10n) and Pancakes”

Global Language Advocacy Day

Today, 22nd February 2022 is Global Language Advocacy Day. As a native English speaker growing up in the UK, I am lucky that I have never experience language being a barrier. As translators, interpreters and linguists, however, we work each day to break down the linguistic and cultural barriers between groups of people. The volunteerContinue reading “Global Language Advocacy Day”

Looking back to look forwards

Yesterday, a year ago, was the final deadline for my MA final Annotated Translation Project. On Monday, I found myself back at Cardiff University – but this time, it was Henry’s turn – he participated in a Robot study for Cardiff Centre for Human Developmental Science. I sat in an observation room and couldn’t helpContinue reading “Looking back to look forwards”

Running, cooking and translating… but not all at once!

I do rather like multi-tasking, mainly as there never seems to be enough hours in a day or week to reach the bottom of my to-do list! However, I only like multi-tasking if I can do it without affecting the quality of each task!  I was out running this morning, enjoying the sun on theContinue reading “Running, cooking and translating… but not all at once!”