Speaking at Wake Forest University, North Carolina

Last October I was invited to speak at Wake Forest University in North Carolina to graduate students in the Translation and Interpreting Studies Programme. I spoke about the relationship between speechwriters and interpreters and how both should learn how the other operates.

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The Scottish Parliament

Following the recent election in Scotland we were called by the Scottish Parliament to run a series of training courses for the newly elected MSPs. The training course covered the basics of political speechwriting from the maiden speech to parliamentary debating. We had over 35 MSPs attend the courses from the SNP, Conservative, and Green parties. Continue reading “The Scottish Parliament”