German April song

Like the British, the Germans like to play tricks on the first of April. Unlike other nations, Germans like to spread some fake news on this very day. These news are funny, abstruse and untrue. Here are some examples: The Big Ben will be digitalised. The Eiffel Tower will be dismantled. We have a specialContinue reading “German April song”

Translation of books

Translating books into another language is a difficult endeavour. Translating songs is even more complex. The translator has to keep in mind the stanza, the language spoken at this historic period and the syntax of the sentence. I love Heinrich Heine’ s ‘Book of songs’ which is available on Amazon. More about Heinrich Heine’s BookContinue reading “Translation of books”