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Christmas Across the Globe

Christmas is a truly global phenomenon with an estimated two billion people celebrating every year on the 25th December. We all have our Christmas traditions, whether it’s the inevitable onslaught of turkey and Brussel sprouts, decorating trees or the magical belief in Santa! Although Christmas may seem clearly rooted in Christian religion, the way we…

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Halloween Around the World

We may now think of Halloween as a very pop-culture and Americanised event, with the rituals of children dressing up as scary monsters and trick-or-treating dominating the occasion. Throughout history and even in some cultures today however, Halloween takes on a much more sombre and respectful meaning. Like many of our traditions, Halloween as we…

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Once Upon a Time – The Greatest Works of Translated Fiction

Although we don’t often get involved in large literary translation projects, it’s amazing to see just how many “classic” stories originated from other languages. Interestingly, Gabriel Garcia Marquez once admitted that his novel “One Hundred Years of Solitude” was better in the English translation, than in his original Spanish! To celebrate this diversity of literature…