Seven Translation fails from the year 2017

To mark the end of 2017, I just thought to share with you seven of the silliest translation fails which I have come across on the web this last month of 2017.

As a Hindi translator, it is my endeavor to deliver the best. Though I do my work seriously, this doesn’t hold true for all of us in the translation world. Many times, I work on review assignments, and often come across translation fails which do not seem to make any sense. Even if they do, they are totally irrelevant to the context. They may seem funny or weird to the reviewer, but are frustrating for the viewer.  Over to some crazy reading! Continue reading “Seven Translation fails from the year 2017”

TEDWomen 2017 – Speakers


If there was ever an event that mesmerized me to my bones and for the only reason that it had such life influencing thoughts from inspiring speakers, it was TEDWomen 2017 at New Orleans in November earlier this year.

Although each one of the talks and ideas shared were one better than the other, I have recollection of a few and those that struck with me instantly. Anushka, the 14 yr old young lady to the ever-so-graceful Leah Chase at sweet 94s spoke of their incredible stories of life. Let me share below some of the wonderful stories of these awesome speakers (mostly ladies) with you. Continue reading “TEDWomen 2017 – Speakers”

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours!!

Grateful for Family and Friends

Today, this Thanksgiving Day, there are so many things that we are thankful for. We are so grateful for being blessed with the love of dear ones and the care and never ending support of family. We cannot be thankful enough for the hand woven sweaters, the steaming hot dishes cooked to perfection, the warm cup of tea in the mornings, or the mouthwatering desserts made with love. All these little things that make life worthwhile. Continue reading “Happy Thanksgiving!”