Translating is the hunt for the Unknown, the Mystery, the White Whale

The translator workshop will start in a few weeks. Each of the participants should translate a longer short story by the beginning. In addition, we should translate three shorter ones and one longer one, as a freestyle. The plan is to translate an entire book. I’m in ! And I’m even good at time. Not…… Translating is the hunt for the Unknown, the Mystery, the White Whale weiterlesen

Working after Corona – The midterm exam at not-really-humpday-anymore

Yesterday I passed another milestone: my intermediate exam. Even if it didn’t really take place in the middle of my retraining. To be more precise, I will have my final exam in 6 months. In spite of that, I am so relieved that it is finally behind me. In the last few months I have…… Working after Corona – The midterm exam at not-really-humpday-anymore weiterlesen

Ode to the Olive

Sunday morning, half past nine in Germany, I have just done my civic duty and been to the polls, and now have leisure to take part in my monthly blogger challenge. The theme this time is: Summerfruits Sonntagsmorgens, halb zehn in Deutschland, ich habe gerade meine Bürgerpflicht erfüllt und war wählen, und habe nun Muße,…… Ode to the Olive weiterlesen

Von einer, die auszog Leichtmatrose im Übersetzermalstrom zu werden

Call me Verena. It was a few months ago – it doesn’t matter how long exactly – when I had little or nothing to do that was even a bit similar to my field of study, and nothing particularly appealed to me about my preparation for the intermediate examination in October, so I thought me,…… Von einer, die auszog Leichtmatrose im Übersetzermalstrom zu werden weiterlesen

‚META_GRAFES μέρος B‘ : Βερένα, είσαι μαζί μας !!

©Diablog.eu Aaaaah, guess who has been selected for the next translation workshop and who may now even get the opportunity to work on the translation of a literary Greek work !!! I would have another publication and that even in my ‚professional field‘, literature. And that with my still rather limited knowledge of Greek. I…… ‚META_GRAFES μέρος B‘ : Βερένα, είσαι μαζί μας !! weiterlesen