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Posted on October 16, 2020 In translation

If you’re new to buying translation services, there are a few things you should – and should not – do. If you get it right, you can save money, make money and enhance your image. Cut corners and get it wrong and the opposite may be the result. Here’s a beginners’ guide.   What do […]

Posted on June 9, 2020 In editing & proofreading, Uncategorized

I have been sorting through some of my late Dad’s music stuff and came across this delightful pocket-sized book on improving accordion technique by Alfred d’Auberge. My Dad, Stan Draper, was a professional accordionist and left behind a wealth of music, books and recordings. This booklet also provides a good lesson in spelling ‘practise’ and ‘practice’ […]

Posted on March 19, 2020 In Uncategorized

Working from home during the Coronavirus pandemic? Many are getting used to home-based offices for the first time during Coronavirus. I’ve been working from home for 25 years, writing as a journalist for maritime media and co-running Nordic International, a business providing journalism and Nordic translations. Below are some essential tips to help you survive the […]