Tag Archives: Rome

The Next Big Thing Blog Hop

I was asked whether I would like to take part in this game of blogger’s tig by Margaret Skea, whose first novel Turn of the Tide was published just before Christmas by Capercaillie Books.  I went to Margaret’s launch at … Continue reading

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A cheer for the Casa delle Traduzioni in Rome

An information-packed newsletter from the Translators’ Association of the Society of Authors just arrived in the inbox.  Among other translation-relation riches was this snippet: “23 June 2011 saw the inauguration in Rome of the Casa delle Traduzioni (‘House of Translations’). … Continue reading

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Well done, Sarah!

Sarah Brown – Gordon’s more formidable other half – is blogging from Italy while she and her husband attend the G8 summit in L’Aquila. You can follow her blog here. The photos above show the wives (unless any husbands are … Continue reading

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