Can you believe it's almost 2019? This year has been my first of full-time self-employment and it's passed in a flash. Die Zeit rast, as they say in German. After an end of summer trip to Seattle for a dear friend's wedding, the work season of autumn 2018 began in earnest. Autumn is traditionally a very … Continue reading Recent Work – October/November 2018
Editing cookery content requires the same attention to detail and commitment to clarity and consistency as other types of editing, but measurements, oven temperatures and the fact that a recipe needs to work in practice add an extra layer of technicality that a skilled editor can help you to navigate. If you've written a cookbook … Continue reading Common errors that could ruin your cookbook – and how to avoid them!
A little while ago, I turned to the internet hive mind, curious about their favourite German words. German, you see, is something of a 'Marmite' language: there are those who love its reliance on compound nouns, its 42-letter describer for the captain of a Danube steamship (that's Donaudampfschifffahrtsgesellschaftskapitän, for the curious) and its grammatical logic. … Continue reading Favourite German words, according to German-lovers, learners and locals