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Death on the Cherwell by Mavis Doriel Hay

For Miss Cordell, principal of Persephone College, there are two great evils to be feared: unladylike behaviour among her students, and bad publicity for the college. So her prim and cosy world is turned upside down when a secret society … Continue reading

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ITD and ITI – a whirlwind weekend, part 1

The past weekend was full of firsts for me – I was on the panel for one of the seminars at this year’s International Translation Day conference at the British Library; I attended the ITI German Network’s annual workshop and … Continue reading

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The Peculiar Wonderfulness of Literary Translation: International Translation Day 2014

  It’s that time of year again – 30 September is the Feast Day of St Jerome, patron saint of translators and librarians for his efforts translating the Bible into Greek, and now designated International Translation Day. And last Friday … Continue reading

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“The Language of Languages”: International Translation Day 2013

This year’s International Translation Day Conference was held last week at the British Library. Again, the day was bursting with inspiration and encouragement. We got the chance to talk, to share experiences and ideas and to wonder where the world … Continue reading

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History, Fiction and Richard III, Part 1: The Daughter of Time

Between getting over a bout of flu and catching up on all my work it’s going to be tricky to find time for the blog for a while, but my brain is whirling with ideas for posts on a certain … Continue reading

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