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“But everyone speaks English…”

“But everyone speaks English…!” How many times have you heard someone use this to avoid speaking another language? Following Eurovision last month, and presenter Amanda Holden’s “joke” about not distinguishing between languages reeled off the autocue, we thought it high time to discuss a long-held British stereotype…that we are rubbish at languages. For those of […]

St George’s Day – The History and Celebrations

St George’s Day is the feast day of St George and it’s held on 23rd April. It is celebrated by various Christian churches and by the several nations, kingdoms, countries, and cities of which Saint George is the patron saint. George was chosen as the patron saint for England as he is popularly identified with […]

Dydd Gŵyl Dewi (St David’s Day)

This Sunday (1st March) the Welsh will be celebrating Dydd Gŵyl Dewi (St David’s Day). This is the feast day of the patron saint of Wales Dewi Sant (St David) who, according to legend, died on this day in the year 589 AD. St David’s Day Dewi Sant (St David) was a preacher, renowned for […]

Five Reasons Why You Should Translate Your App

Mobile phones have become a part of modern life, giving millions of people access to a world of mobile apps in the palm of their hand. Translate your App and enable your business to reach a wider audience and remain competitive. Appeal to new customers in new markets Businesses who translate and localize their apps can […]

Flipping pancakes!

This year Shrove Tuesday is on Tuesday 25th February 2020. The idea of eating pancakes on Shrove Tuesday is more than 1,000 years old and we will be carrying on the tradition in the Atlas Translations office! Eating pancakes on Shrove Tuesday is traditionally a way of using up rich foods like eggs, sugar and […]

Atlas Translations’ Yarnbomber Clare Suttie and St Albans Postboxes

Atlas Translations’ Director, Clare Suttie, has helped to make St Albans Postboxes a feature in recent years, thanks to yarnbombing! The Art Of Yarnbombing What is yarnbombing? The art of yarnbombing uses knitting and crocheting, with bold patterns and eye catching designs, to create unique displays in public spaces.  Yarnbombing was first reported in May […]

Fran Meets World | Halloween

I was born in the month of Halloween. I’m not sure if this says something about me but when I was little, I really wanted to have powers like Samantha in Bewitched and her daughter Tabitha, so every night I would wiggle my nose to switch off the light without having to get up (pure […]

Rugby World Cup 2019 – languages and translation in rugby

The 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off today in Japan with the first game featuring the hosts Japan against Russia. The tournament will go on throughout October, culminating with the final on 2nd November. International sporting tournaments are, more often than not, a welcome celebration of different cultures from around the world. Cultures which are […]

Many moons ago – 50th Anniversary of the moon landing

50th Anniversary of the moon landing What started out as mere fiction in the early 20th century became reality 50 years ago and to this day is one of the biggest achievements of mankind: Apollo 11, the first successful crewed moon landing on the 20th of July 1969. The following (earth) day at 3am UTC, […]