Losing my languages

I was asked to translate something quickly at work today, from German into English, and I completely froze. The words jumbled on the page. I looked at certain capitalised German nouns and it was like I knew what they meant but I had no idea how to express what the word was in English. "So what's …

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Visit these Winter Wonderlands!

Hello and merry christmas eve to you all! I am currently writing from the comforts of my English home after having spent many days doing the tree (for it to fall down twice and smash everything) and made our gingerbread house (and again my hand got burned). About a year ago for my student newspaper …

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Shalechet – Fallen Leaves. The Jewish Museum in Berlin.

I went to the Jewish Museum in Berlin three days ago and had an unusual and unsettling experience.   I have been before, and I had written an essay in my first year on the museum, so I already knew a lot about the layout, its installations and its design process. The Jewish Museum in Berlin …

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