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  • Translations for the BoatShow Palma 33rd edition
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    I am excited to say that this year I am the English translator working with the PR agency covering the Palma Boat Show. COM365 contacted me after I was recommended by another one of their providers, a German journalist and translator. They have won the tender to cover the PR and media needed for this…

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  • Renewal
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    2016 is all about renewal for me; I am reflecting on my work, rethinking my goals, my focus and my needs. As you get older, and when you have children, it’s all about streamlining – making the most out of every minute; spare minutes are increasingly rare, and, with a baby, almost non-existent. It’s a…

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  • My first experience in the interpreting booth
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    I recently had the pleasure of working as an interpreter at ThinkUpCulture!, a two day event on the Patronage of Cultural and Creative Industries held in Palma de Mallorca. The event took place on the 4th, 5th and 6th of February at the Chamber of Commerce in Palma. It was my first time in a…

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  • Mi primera experiencia como intérprete de cabina
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    A principios de este mes tuve el placer de poder trabajar como intérprete en ThinkUpCulture! unas jornadas sobre el mecenazgo en las industrias culturales y creativas celebradas en Palma de Mallorca. Las jornadas se celebraron el 4, 5 y 6 de febrero en la Cámara de Comercio de Palma. ¡Se trataba de mi primera vez…

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  • Birth certificate translations for UK passport applications
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    I am often asked if I can translate Spanish birth certificates for UK passport applications, and the answer is YES! In the past the UK passport office has often been quite vague about what kind of translation is needed for the application, and have even been known to accept the international birth certificates issued upon…

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  • My first Powwow coming up soon!
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    Very excited to be attending my first Proz Powwow event soon. A Powwow is an informal event, organised by Proz members, whereby you can meet other professional translators. This is a biggie for translators as we are most often to be found ALONE, in our offices, with no one but our PCs, and if we…

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  • Long overdue update!
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    Haven’t written for a while… I’ve been busy having a baby, and getting through his amazing life-transforming first year, I’m not saying I had a whole year off work (in fact, nothing of the sort), just almost a year off blogging! So here I am again and I’m excited to present a few changes. I…

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  • Now a PROZ Certified PRO Translator!
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    Happy to report that I am now a PROZ Certified PRO Translator! The ProZ.com “certified pro network” is a network of professional translators (many of them freelancers) who have either been certified by a professional association, or who have been screened by professional peers. I had to submit an application with test translations, proof of…

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  • Aprobado el curso de Traducción Jurídica y Jurada de la UNED
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     Adjunto mi diploma del curso de traducción jurídica y jurada que cursé con la UNED. ¡Vamos sumando titulaciones! Próximo reto: ¡Curso de Traducción Jurada para luego presentarme al examen de traducción    jurada en Madrid!

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  • Nueva guía online de Sóller y Puerto de Sóller
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    El mes pasado realicé un proyecto de traducción para una nueva guía en línea de la zona de Sóller, Puerto de Sóller y alrededores en Mallorca; SollerConcierge.com La guía ofrece información actualizada sobre hoteles, restaurantes, compras y actividades en esta pintoresca zona de la isla y se publica en tres idiomas.

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