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Translating & tweeting at Aston A report by Amanda Wilson, photographs by Charlie Gobbett Friday 20 th March 2015. Not your average Friday because of the partial eclipse forecast for the UK. Everywhere people flocked outside in their droves to catch a glimpse (from behind ‘eclipse glasses’ or using pinhole projectors, naturally!) and outside the Main Building at Aston University was no different. Thanks to Emmanuelle Jeannot who brought some glasses along, members of the West Midlands Group were able to safely view the eclipse before getting stuck into their Translation Workshop and AGM. Who said that AGMs are dull and boring?! For me the eclipse was overshadowed by the WMG event! The day was lively with a festive atmosphere , ‘partially’ due to the eclipse but probably more to do with the opportunity for networking with colleagues old and new. Once everyone had made their way inside for coffee and the welcome, groups were formed for the translation workshops;