On the hunt for the perfect translation aka the Whale

A literary hunting report Ein literarischer Jagdbericht Μια λογοτεχνική έκθεση κυνηγιού It’s Monday. So yesterday I was part of the whale hunting expedition, Mompi Ntik. Of course we haven’t caught him yet, one weekend wasn’t enough for that, but we’ve come a good deal closer to him. Es ist Montag. Gestern war ich also ein…… On the hunt for the perfect translation aka the Whale weiterlesen

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

Greece dreaming …

🇬🇧 All the leaves are brown (all the leaves are brown) And the sky is grey (and the sky is grey) I’ve been for a walk (I’ve been for a walk) On a winter’s day (on a winter’s day) I’d be safe and warm (I’d be safe and warm) If I was in Thessaloniki (if…… Greece dreaming … weiterlesen

If you’re going to Thessaloniki, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair…

  Images © Diablog.eu 🇬🇧 Georgios, the cooking-god, was with me ! I can’t believe it, even with my poor Greek skills I was actually chosen to attend the first Greek-German-Translation Workshop in Thessaloniki. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity. 🇩🇪 Georgios, der Küchen-Gott, war mir hold ! Ich kann es nicht glauben,…… If you’re going to Thessaloniki, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair… weiterlesen

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Images © Diablog.eu🇬🇧 I have officially applied for the Greek German Translation Workshop in Thessaloniki. May the cooking-gods, well mainly Georgios, be with me ! 🇩🇪 Ich habe mich offiziell für den Griechisch Deutschen Übersetzer Workshop in Thessaloniki beworben. Mögen die Küchen-Götter, also hauptsächlich Georgios, mit mir sein ! 🇬🇷 Έχω υποβάλει επίσημη αίτηση για…… +++ Breaking News +++ weiterlesen