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Latest news

  • December 23rd, 2017

    Merry Christmas and Farewell!

    As we approach the end of 2017, I am sad to announce that Which Word Translations will also be wrapping up. I am taking on a new full-time position at Rubric (Edinburgh) from January 2018 and will no longer be offering freelance translation for the foreseeable future.

  • November 7th, 2017

    A Celebration of Joseph Conrad by Edinburgh Napier University

    Edinburgh Napier University presents an evening of presentations and readings portraying the influence of Joseph Conrad as a European and his links with Scotland in partnership with the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Edinburgh, Zielony Balonik and the Centre for Literature and Writing.

  • October 23rd, 2017

    When Polish culture knocks on your door

    Edinburgh hosted this October a new event – the Kite and Trumpet Festival – celebrating Polish art, design and theatre dedicated to children. As a parent of two bilingual children I was overjoyed!

  • October 19th, 2017

    Bilingualism Matters

    I took my kids to a workshop for bilingual children, which was held as part of the Kite and Trumpet Festival of Polish Art for Children. The workshop was run by Bilingualism Matters – a Centre at the University of Edinburgh. I particularly liked the balloon metaphor – language being like a balloon, which can float away if we do not anchor it with various ways of using the language.

  • September 4th, 2017

    It’s a question of trust

    As a freelancer you open yourself up to potential dubious job requests and enquiries. In the past, I have received fake PayPal account closure warnings and other attempts to elicit login information for various services and sites. Recently though, I have received a project enquiry, which went beyond the usual cursory efforts to scam me.