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Friday thoughts: International Thank You Day (and why it is important to be thankful)

Today being International Thank You Day prompted me to write a few words about the importance of being thankful. And I am obviously not referring to merely displaying good manners by saying please and thank you. There’s a lot more to the words “thank you” than just good manners. Truth is, we all have millions [...]

By |January 11th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Season’s greetings from Carel Translations

Here's our special holiday greeting to all of you - our valued clients and partners! We look forward to be of service to you again in the New Year! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Warm regards, Carel Translations team

By |December 19th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Friday fun: Christmas!

With the holiday season upon us, some sort of a Christmas post was bound to find its way here sooner or later. Today being Friday as well though prompted me to make it a proper end-of-the-working-week fun read. I came across a hilarious selection of funny/silly Christmas warnings and signs, some of which had me [...]

By |December 14th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

International Translation Day 2012 around Europe

Today's post is of course dedicated to Sep 30th - International Translation Day. Here's a brief overview of the various events organised in celebration of ITD 2012 across Europe. In London, several British literary organizations are hosting a special symposium to mark the occasion. The event is expected to bring together translators, students, publishers, booksellers, [...]

By |September 30th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Some random Friday musings

Right. Here we are, yet another full month slipping away without a single post to light up Carel’s blog. Not that there isn’t a whole lot of stuff I could share with those of you kind enough to devote a few minutes to this space every now and then - but lately, time is the [...]

By |June 29th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

More practical tips for effective foreign language learning

Wow – if this space isn't more deserted than a desert (pun intended), I don't know what is! With many new assignments and interesting new projects going on lately here at Carel, I hadn’t even realized a whole month has surreptitiously slipped by since my last post on here! Well, time to rectify that - [...]

By |May 14th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Easter in Bulgaria, Friday 13th and more

With Easter holidays upon us this week, an Easter-related post was bound to sneak its way here. The true reason why I felt compelled to devote a piece on this particular week of the year though is a bit more personal - this year’s “Holy week” happens to be quite occasion-packed for me – first [...]

By |April 13th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Learning a foreign language: experience-derived tips (part II)

Today we’ll focus again on some more practical tips for learning a foreign language – in continuation of our first post of this series. 1. Time management: yes, the constant lack of time is a chronic issue for most of us in today’s hectic world. When you’re pressed for time due to a plethora of [...]

By |March 27th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happy St. Patrick’s day!

No wonder Guinness is currently attempting to get St Patrick’s Day officially recognized by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ as ‘The Friendliest Day of the Year’ – I mean, does anyone know of another country’s national holiday that is so widely observed and celebrated around the world? It’s a rhetorical question, of course - we all know [...]

By |March 17th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Here’s to all the ladies!

In honor of March 8th – International Women’s day, today’s post is of course dedicated to all the ladies. Being a woman myself, I couldn’t help but mark the occasion by putting together a piece on some fun and perhaps not that well known facts about us – mixed with other stuff about us that [...]

By |March 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments