Category: Essays

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On Reviewing (Grammarly Edited)

I use Grammarly’s free plagiarism checker because it’s never fun finding out that you’re not as original as you think you are. It’s about time that I wrote an essay about my philosophy of...

On Translation and The Little Prince 15

On Translation and The Little Prince

[Post updated 9-October-2012 with a reply from the Folio Society] Antoine de Saint-ExupĂ©ry wrote the brilliant novella, The Little Prince in 1943. Originally written in French, it’s become the most translated book from its...

On Unplugging 1

On Unplugging

It’s a good thing to ‘unplug’ from the ‘always-on’ siren song of the Internet. Over the past two months, I’ve gone weeks without using the Internet apart from at work. What that’s done for...

On Captions (and Subtitles) 1

On Captions (and Subtitles)

It’s time to talk about an important subject for me. Some of you may know this already, while others may have had no idea. I’m completely deaf – prelingually deaf. Irreparably. And as such,...