Mieszka W Polsce: Annoying Questions, 5 Fake Reasons Why I Live in Poland

Mieszka W Polsce: Annoying Questions, 5 Fake Reasons Why I Live in Poland

“Because we want to, because we want to” – Billie Piper. Almost everyday for the last 16 years or so of my life (in countries I lived in such as Australia, England, Hong Kong before Poland) I have had to put up with the same question from other people, mostly locals. This nosey question that Read more about Mieszka W Polsce: Annoying Questions, 5 Fake Reasons Why I Live in Poland[…]

Two Years of Northern Irishman in Poland, Onto the Next Challenge(s)!

“Another turning point, a fork stuck in thon road. Times grabs ye by them wrists, directs ye where till go. Make the best of this test unquestioned why. For what it’s worth, it was worth all the whilst”. – Zielona dnia po język połnocnyirlandskiego. “Standing on the corner while you’re thinking of a different world” – Ocean Read more about Two Years of Northern Irishman in Poland, Onto the Next Challenge(s)![…]

Wesołych Swiąt: Merry Christmas and A Year of Połnocny Irlandczyk w Polsce

Wesołych Swiąt: A Year of Połnocny Irlandczyk w Polsce Merry Christmas everyone. Wesołych Swiąt! Today is exactly one year since I started this new site. As 2017 comes to an end, I find it hard to believe my new project, Połnocny Irlandczyk w Polsce, is a year old and has gone from strength to strength. Read more about Wesołych Swiąt: Merry Christmas and A Year of Połnocny Irlandczyk w Polsce[…]

One Year in Poland: Leaving the Past Behind, Heading to Częstochowa, Getting Naked at Międzyzdroje and My Return to Gdańsk, Gdynia and Poznań

“You’ll never change what’s been and gone” – Noel Gallagher. Dzien dobry! Czesc! Hello! Bout ye! This is a sincere 6 month update, halfway through my toughest year in life so far. July and August are going to be VERY busy months in my new life in Poland so I thought I’d give you all Read more about One Year in Poland: Leaving the Past Behind, Heading to Częstochowa, Getting Naked at Międzyzdroje and My Return to Gdańsk, Gdynia and Poznań[…]

Pracujące Poniedziałki: Starting Again - Studying Polish at Klub Dialogu, Nowy Świat, Warszawa

Pracujące Poniedziałki: Starting Again – Studying Polish at Klub Dialogu, Nowy Świat, Warszawa

“It’s never too late to make a brand new start” – Paul Weller. The first news is that I am back studying, my website is back working and I am learning Polish again!!! Depression dominated my life in the last year in the wake of meeting travel friends who were nasty and lied to me Read more about Pracujące Poniedziałki: Starting Again – Studying Polish at Klub Dialogu, Nowy Świat, Warszawa[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My First Polish Newspaper Appearance, A Feature in Gazeta Kociewska, Starogard Gdański

Before I renamed myself and started this new life as Northern Irishman in Poland, there was a sad period of time where depression kicked in and I got a bit public about it. During that time, in August 2016, I announced that my backpacking journey around the world had finally come to an end, at Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My First Polish Newspaper Appearance, A Feature in Gazeta Kociewska, Starogard Gdański[…]

Read about Jonny's love for the capital city, Warszawa.

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My Song, “You Have Your Life (Warszawa Skies)”

“This; a present from Stalin’s Reign, but you have your life again” – Jonny Blair. Most people reading this travel blog will know me as a travel writer who lives in Poland (or for longer term readers, possibly from the now “dead as a donut”, ill-fated Don’t Stop Living), or simply as someone who writes Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My Song, “You Have Your Life (Warszawa Skies)”[…]

February 2017 Poll: Where Should Jonny (NI Man in Poland) Go Next?

Hi everyone, today I am giving you the chance to vote for which Province in Poland I will visit next. You can tell easily from my Where I’ve Been page that actually I haven’t seen a lot of Poland, so next up is one of these three Voivodeships/Provinces. The choice is yours. The vote will Read more about February 2017 Poll: Where Should Jonny (NI Man in Poland) Go Next?[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My Polish Radio Debut with International Poznań

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My Polish Radio Debut with International Poznań

When my border train rolled me through Poznań back in 2005, I could not have known that 10 years later, 2015, I’d be in the city writing about it – a hostel review of Poco Loco, drinking Grzane Piwo with two local girls and touring some quick sights. However, it was now January 2017 and Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: My Polish Radio Debut with International Poznań[…]

Jonny Blair - Northern Irishman in Poland

Dzień Dobry! Witam! Hello Everybody!

Dzień Dobry! Witam! Hello Everybody! Welcome to Northern Irishman in Poland! My name is Jonny Blair and I am a Northern Irishman living in Poland. Jestem Jonny. Jestem Północno Irlandczyk w Polsce, jestem pisarzem podroznikiem. I relocated to Poland in July 2016, planning just to stay a few weeks yet I ended up decided to Read more about Dzień Dobry! Witam! Hello Everybody![…]