Northern Irish Rock Band Ash to Play In Poland for the First Time at Hydrozagadka, Warszawa

Northern Irish Rock Band Ash to Play In Poland for the First Time – at Hydrozagadka, Warszawa

“We made a connection, a full on chemical reaction” – Tim Wheeler (Shining Light). Growing up in Northern Ireland, there were always local heroes to cling to. Our wee country boasts writers such as CS Lewis (of Narnia fame) and Seamus Heaney. Musicians such as The Undertones, Stiff Little Fingers, Van Morrison, Snow Patrol, The Read more about Northern Irish Rock Band Ash to Play In Poland for the First Time – at Hydrozagadka, Warszawa[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Attending Open’er Festival in Gdynia with Noel Gallagher, my Hero

“Keep on chasing down that rainbow. You never know what you might find” – Noel Gallagher. Since relocating to Poland in 2016 I didn’t have any major regrets until last week. It has long been my dream to attend the famous Open’er Festival in Gdynia and the Woodstock Festiwal in Kostrzyn nad Odrą‎. Sadly I Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Attending Open’er Festival in Gdynia with Noel Gallagher, my Hero[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Incredible Experience at the Blues Express Music Festival, Zakrzewo

“It’s a music festival involving beer, trains and travel” – Kowalczyk to Blair. “Count me in, when is it?” – Blair to Kowalczyk. When my friend of twelve years Rafał Kowalczyk invited me to the annual “Blues Express Festival in Poznań“, I had no idea what to expect. But the above quote confirmed it – Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Incredible Experience at the Blues Express Music Festival, Zakrzewo[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Watching Wyspa (The Tempest), An Outdoor Musical Shakespeare Performance in Nowe Miasto, Warszawa

“Thought is free”― William Shakespeare, The Tempest (Wyspa). You might have read recently that I am back studying Polish (for the second time). Having spent 3 months learning Polish in Gdańsk in 2016, I recently got back into it after long periods of depression. I was so grateful to be at Klub Dialogu in Warszawa’s Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Watching Wyspa (The Tempest), An Outdoor Musical Shakespeare Performance in Nowe Miasto, Warszawa[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My Favourite Polish Song, the Sombreness of “Jeśli Tylko Chcesz”

“Bo bez ciebie nie ma nic, z tobą jedną mogę być, jeśli tylko chcesz” – Borysewicz & Kukiz. (because without you, there’s nothing, with you I can be, if you only want). As I hit the year mark this week of living in Poland, it’s an odd milestone on my ridiculous journey. I don’t feel any Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My Favourite Polish Song, the Sombreness of “Jeśli Tylko Chcesz”[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: A Night Out at the Orchestra with Sinfonia Iuventus At Wierzbno, Warszawa

“Man of the match” – Lee Adams. My adventures in Poland continue take on a crazy theme, with an endless list of invites to parties, events, shows etc. As my first year of living in Poland almost arrives (3rd July will be my year anniversary), I could easily concoct about 50 stories like this one, Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: A Night Out at the Orchestra with Sinfonia Iuventus At Wierzbno, Warszawa[…]