Expanding Work

Work expands to fill the time given to it. For my final exams, the structure for the majority of them was 24-hour online, open-book exams. This was the same as last year because of the move to distance learning, and it has taken some adapting. Last year, for a German exam I was particularly worried [...]

(Not) The Only One?

As you've probaly guessed from the blog posts over the past few weeks, I’ve been finding the new online uni semester quite hard. In particular, I’ve been struggling to get to grips with the new software in my Translation module. I missed one of the practicals and another workshop because I wasn’t well, so I’ve [...]

Walking Books

I’ve been reading The Librarian of Auschwitz and seem to be taking a lot of inspiration from the book. Antonio Iturbe has written some wonderful lines (that have been beautifully translated by Lilit Zekulin Thwaites) and here is another nugget of wisdom from the book. The protagonist, Dita Klaus, asks one of the teachers of [...]