Off topic: Dane looking for Skypers to practice English on
Thread poster: Morten Olesen

Morten Olesen
Local time: 11:24
English to Danish
Sep 30, 2006

Hello, I am a Danish artist with a distant, never fully "substantiated" background as a translator. Lived 4 years in London and thus acquired a taste for curries and UK comedies - vindaloo and Coogan, eg. Need to practice my spoken English, and my written ditto too I guess (make my own Indian food) If you feel/find you have the time to chat via Skype now and then, let me know. I, in turn, will keep you posted when something happens on the painting front : -). And I am good!
Skype name: fangok

[Edited at 2006-10-01 07:29]


Claudia Luque Bedregal  Identity Verified
Local time: 11:24
English to Spanish
+ ...
visited your website Sep 30, 2006

Hi Moggy,

I've just visited your website. I don't know much about art, but I enjoy it (going to art galleries, museums, etc.), and I liked some of your paintings very much.
Congratulations on your art! Thanks for your sharing it with usicon_smile.gif
Best regards and have a nice weekend!icon_smile.gif

[Edited at 2006-09-30 17:52]


Michèle Ménard  Identity Verified
Local time: 11:24
French to Italian
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Not very helpful but... Sep 30, 2006

Hi Morten,
unfortunately I am not the right person to help you practice you English (mine is getting worst every dayicon_frown.gif)...
Anyway, I just wanted to let you know I really like your paintings (and Indian food tooicon_smile.gif), especially those with the cats - as you told in your message, you're good!

Have a nice weekend!



Florence Bremond  Identity Verified
Local time: 11:24
Member (2002)
English to French
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Artists and translators Oct 1, 2006

Hi Moggy
You may not have realized it yet, but as things happen - many translators are artists too - painters, singers etc. - so you're in the right place indeedicon_smile.gif

However, I would advise editing your posting above and removing the email address - people can easily find you using the messaging feature on your page anyway - spam robots are restlessly harvesting email addresses from forums and you could end up being flooded with not quite the kind of emails that you're expectingicon_smile.gif

(painter herself too)


Morten Olesen
Local time: 11:24
English to Danish
Tah very much, and keep it coming..... Oct 1, 2006

Thank you ever so much for the positive feedbackicon_smile.gif I am not looking for particular accents or native speakers of English, just someone (or more) with a reasonable command of the lingo, really....One of my best friends is Irish, and her accent certainly differs from the Queen's English I was taught. However, she speaks perfect English.
Maybe I should use this forum more often as a testing ground for my latest work....
My girlfriend is currently updating my site, so stay tuned (it happens every 6 years or so).


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