Make Friends with the world- England& Ireland 和世界做朋友-英國與愛爾蘭篇

2018年10月16日 Liverpool, UK 利物浦,英國 With our local guide Johnathan and Peace Boat staff Patrick from Singapore Follow the history of the Beatles 跟著披頭四歷史遊利物浦 The guide played the music with his phone over the microphone while singing along. And I was the harmony singer using my speakerphone with head-held microphone (小蜜蜂). We were singing and taking … Continue reading Make Friends with the world- England& Ireland 和世界做朋友-英國與愛爾蘭篇

Make friends with the world-Southern Europe 和世界做朋友-南歐篇

<<中英對照 Text in English & Chinese>> 2018年10月1日 Corfu Island, Greece 希臘科孚島 With Elena Our Greek guide Elena, very educated with enthusiasm about world cultures and history. She was once in a volunteer program in Japan. And there in Greece, I was the volunteer sent from Japan. We just switched places after these years?! She also … Continue reading Make friends with the world-Southern Europe 和世界做朋友-南歐篇

Make friends with the world-Singapore 和世界做朋友-新加坡篇

一些我環遊世界當口譯帶團,和當地導遊互動的小故事。有些依我當時的思考為主,只有英文或中文,之後才會加另一個語言,現在只是想把故事整理一下。Here are some short stories about working as interpreter in those optional tours (OP Tour). It might only be in either Chinese or English when you read this. But I will add the other language later. Now it's just about organizing my thoughts. 2018年9月11日 Singapore 新加坡 和當地食物銀行Food From The Heart合作,參觀他們的辦工室與倉庫後,當義工分裝並配送食材到國宅,在新加坡又稱「組屋」,給有需要的人們。你知道嗎?新加坡是沒有所謂遊民,不會在路上看到有人乞討。因為只要你是國人,政府都會保證用優惠的方式讓你有住的地方,但是不代表沒有窮人。這個組織的誕生是與幾家麵包店合作由志工們配送賣不完的點心,為的是讓那些人不需要再擔心下一餐要從哪裡來,讓他們的有限所得能用在其他的地方。而他們幫助的對象也是和我之前當志工的日本東京的食物銀行Second Harvest一樣是由住在當地的外國人發起的機構,都是由政府社工人員調查後認可的需要幫助的家庭。但不一樣的是在東京,去領餐的人們有的西裝筆挺,很多人都有iPhone,會讓人在心裡有疑問,他們真的需要幫助嗎?而這次我們幫助的人,很多是獨居老人或家裡的老小一起住在小小的公寓。從窗戶裡看能看到家裡的全部那樣子的大小,中間可能用個屏風隔開睡覺和客廳的空間。 We visited a local … Continue reading Make friends with the world-Singapore 和世界做朋友-新加坡篇

Make Friends with the world-Portugal 和世界做朋友-葡萄牙篇

一些我環遊世界當口譯帶團,在當地發生的小故事。Here are some short stories about working as interpreter touring around the world. 2018年10月12日 Porto, Portugal 波爾圖,葡萄牙 Visiting the home of Port wine, Douro valley with Tania.She introduced the daily lives of a Portuguese, traffic, education, health care and answered to all additional questions, played traditional Portuguese FADO music with her phone and people could … Continue reading Make Friends with the world-Portugal 和世界做朋友-葡萄牙篇