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Remote working using Wi-fi

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Remote working using Wi-fi

I’ve just returned from a short holiday in the Devon countryside. Living in London I tend to lust after the peace and quiet of remote countryside. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to be quite as ‘remote’ from my work as I’d hoped. I hadn’t quite managed to complete all of my translation jobs before going away, [&hellip

Giving good customer service

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Giving good customer service

I recently had a bad experience with an online grocery delivery service provided by one of the UK’s major supermarkets. You may wonder why on earth a freelance translator is choosing to blog about supermarket shopping, but stay with me, my blog has not been hijacked by a consumer rights blogger. The relevance of this [&hellip

Crackberries – is that the device or the user?

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Crackberries – is that the device or the user?

I’ve had a Blackberry for about 6 months now and it has changed my life. No joke. It has changed my life, but in ways that have been surprising. The amazing ease of viewing emails which appear instantaneously on its screen like text messages is notoriously mesmerizing and hard to ignore, but has allowed me [&hellip

Tackling two jobs

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Tackling two jobs

Since leaving my office job two months ago my working life has seen many changes. Far from being the ‘easy life’ working from home, I’ve found myself busier, more stressed, and more productive than ever before. In the early stages of freelancing there’s a lot for me to learn, and what a steep learning curve [&hellip

How I’m feeling this week…

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How I’m feeling this week…

This is me on the Inca Trail last year, having just climbed Warmiwañuska at 4215m altitude and in rather wet conditions…it was a very tough climb but the satisfaction of completing it was a huge reward. I am likening this experience (in the metaphysical sense of course) to my long-awaited departure from the world of [&hellip

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