Safe and up-to-date

Safe and up-to-date

  Nobody likes a nag but there’s a reason why our devices have been set up to niggle at us to make us do their bidding. If you inadvertently click on ‘yes’ when a website offers to send you news and updates about offers, pop-ups constantly appear in the bottom right...
GALA 2019 Conference in Munich

GALA 2019 Conference in Munich

Norak was present at GALA – Globalization and Localization Association Conference from 24th – 27th March. We attended numerous conferences, workshops, networked and shared experiences with other companies from the language services industry. The main topics at...
Whistle-stop trip to Naples

Whistle-stop trip to Naples

“Lucky, lucky, lucky me!”, as the song goes. A translation job took me to Naples last week, but not in the way you might think. A month or so ago, I translated an article on the delights of Naples, and was overcome with desire for Italian pizza, ice cream and coffee...
Superstitious? Not me!

Superstitious? Not me!

Are you superstitious? I’m not, but today I’m crossing my fingers, my eyes and toes and if I had a rabbit’s foot I’d be wearing it as an earring! I’m do hope that bad things come in threes, because yesterday three very inconvenient, time-consuming and expensive...
Food safety matters

Food safety matters

One of the first things I learned from my parents when I was little was not to eat any berries, fruits and mushrooms from the countryside without checking with a grown-up first. The bright crimson holly berries we use to decorate our homes at Christmas may look...