On my plane back from Stavanger, Norway, to Brussels, home, via Amsterdam. Going home to… no one, because Francesco is still on the other side of the pond, interpreting Congressmen and MIT and Harvard nerds and enjoying the best that … Continue reading Bits and pieces of Norway
Some time ago, I was asked to work for a theatre festival in Italy. We weren’t sure initially, as we had already done so much travelling over the months of September and October and we knew how tiring it can be. But we managed to sprinkle some holiday time into our work trip, and we are most happy we did decide to spend a week on home soil. We definitely made the most of it! We were extremely lucky with the weather. We enjoyed some stunning Autumn days and ended up spending so much time outside, taking in that very … Continue reading Just… life (as it should be)
By Chiara After a 6-day week of work between two countries – Belgium and Italy -, two interpreting modes – simultaneous and consecutive – and 5 languages – Italian, English, French, Slovak and plenty of Croatian – and about 60 km of running, I am stranded at the airport in Linate, waiting to go back to Brussels because tomorrow I have to go to work. Shit happens, as do delays… and I can’t help being beyond exhausted. But I am with my husband, and we are in this together. We will make it, one way or another. And I … Continue reading Sunday evening ramble
So, we’ve travelled, we’ve run…time to get back to work now, at least for one of us! Today, we are in a scorching hot Tuscany (near Grosseto) to FestAmbiente, where Chiara is working as interpreter for Philip Lymbery, author of the book “Dead Zone”. Continue reading Back to work…one of us at least!