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United Lounges: Boston and Newark

Probably not that interesting if you’re not into airport lounges. But to me these are great places to escape the ‘hustle and bustle’ of airports – and if I’m lucky they have a shower too (United’s Boston lounge doesn’t, one of their 2 Newark lounges does). Wi-Fi is expected for free and I’ve never paid yet in a … Continue reading

Selling Translations® and CSA Workshop Announced for Boston, USA, 21st May 2012

The Strategy Factor: Building the Foundation for Sustainable Growth – Take your company to the next level! In this workshop Don DePalma, Nataly Kelly, Doug Lawrence will help owners, CEOs, or Managing Directors of language service providers and technology companies develop the right corporate and sales strategies for their businesses, enabling them to stand out … Continue reading

Bibliophile’s heaven: MIT and Harvard coops and book stores

Any book store that has almost an entire shelf dedicated to Kierkegaard, is definitely somewhere you (well OK, I at least) want to stay and browse for a credit-card-screamingly-long-time. And as an added bonus they had the paperback version of one of my all-time favourite books ‘The Loom of Language’ written by Frederick Bodmer in 1942. Whilst I decided I … Continue reading

The Lowell Police have a new officer …

LifeAlive: Urban Oasis and Organic Cafe in Lowell, MA, USA

Life Alive is simply an excellent organic cafe. I was really pleased to find this place in Lowell (MA, USA), and made it my mission to try as much of the menu as I could whilst here. After 2 days I’m on 5 out of 15 smoothies, and 5 main dishes, I still have a day or … Continue reading

Doug’s Country Vegetarian Score Card for: The United States

Context Country: The United States. A particularly large country a great deal of which is south of Canada Language(s): English (US) and Spanish Length of stay(s): many over a 20 year period, mainly to California Main issues Understanding of concept: Quite good (in cities especially). The “Vegetarianism in America” study (in April 2008 I think), published by … Continue reading

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