Wednesday, January 05, 2005

De amigo a verdugo - From a friend to a tormenter

Siempre he vivido al lado del mar. Era nuestro amigo y nuestro sustento. Pero ahora me asusta.
Antes, el sonido de las olas era música para mis oídos. Ahora tengo pesadillas de olas entrando en mi casa y llevándonos lejos. Nunca pensé que el mar también podía ser destructivo.
A pesar de todo, todavía amo el mar. Soy un isleño. No puedo irme lejos del océano.

Don't adjust your machines!! This is intended to be in spanish, it was my 5 minute test for today - to translate it from spanish to english. I will put the english below but i just thought that you might like to read it in the original spanish first. It relates to the tsunami disaster and it's my own wierd way of recognising the scale of the thing. Respect the sea.

English: I've always lived by the sea. It was our friend and our livelihood. But now it frightens me.

Before, the sound of the waves was music to my ears. Now i have nightmares of waves entering my house and carrying us. Never did the sea could be so destructive.

In spite of everything i still love the sea. I'm an islander. I could never take myself far from the sea.

That's it, your spanish session for today is now complete. Be careful out there.

Keep living x x x

15 comments:

Davus said...

El mar es hermoso y espantoso.
Amor y arco iris de la paz.

;)

Nodders said...

ee speakee no spanissh boot wot ee...
Oh screw that.

Yeah, cool passage! That whole thing over there is pretty tragic eh?

Anyhoo, nice new template!

Niki said...

gracias para tu palabras

Davus said...

Mi placer!

Niki said...

okay spanish overload, i've revised too much and am reverting back to english. hidden talents eh dave? - you speak very well
keep living x x x

Zed0 said...

so does Alta Vista's Babelfish

Davus said...

hidden talents, well, you could put it like that...

Niki said...

fine, natural or unnatural spanish it was nice
i'll not be on this week because of exams - i would've told y'all on msn but somepeople disappeared without my getting a chance (hmm davey?)
wish me luck!
keep living x x x

Stagestruckgal said...

enough with the spanish, why not talk german instead? Ich habe ein prufungen diese woche. es ist chemie. est ist an dienstag, und ich haesse chemie. (sorry, theres no umlaut button on here) aber, ich bin altmodisch und ich denke chemie sehr sehr sehr langwilig ist. there. thats about the extent of my german from last year when i revised like mad, and it all paid off. however, i have not spoken spaanisch since y9, so i cannot remember it. ah well. guten tag, und gut lucke!!!!!!!!! (i think this is the german word for luck)
ttfn

Davus said...

gosh, sorry about all that, it was a bit of a farce i have to admit. tonnes of people either ringing me or actually arriving at my house so i totally wasn't able to concentrate on any one thing. oh, and blame keir and conor for my abrupt dissapearance as it was them who turned up at my house and forced me off.
talk to you after the exams, hope you do well (for both our sakes)

Nodders said...

nomme gusta!

Niki said...

dont worry about it! i was only kidding! i'm on here during study leave for two minutes i have an exam at 11:30 so i'll have to get going soon. bad news though highly possible that i failed maths yesterday and i forgot the big bang theory in physics.
no le gusta what gordon?
anyway gotta go see you soon
keep living x x x

Davus said...

its from team america: world police, that movie i was talking to you about. its so funny, terrorists blow up the panamar damn and while everybody is getting blown up and washed away in really violent fashion you hear this voice going "no me guesta!"
none of us got it apart from chloe, which just goes to show how handy a chloe can be in such a situation.
good luck x 2!

Nodders said...

Gut lucken mit dem aufsatzen und die Noten!
Oh and if you need any help, just ask any of us (although unfortunately I haven't seen you on MSN for aaaaggees!!!) and we'll try to help!

Stagestruckgal said...

good luck with your exams, i think its highly possible that i failed chemistry on tuesday. ah well, it only cost £12 for an as level re-sit...............ttfn