Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: My Polish Cup Debut, Watching Kartofliska Warszawa v Bar Ulubiona ETV in Marymont, Warszawa

Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: My Polish Cup Debut, Watching Kartofliska Warszawa v Bar Ulubiona ETV in Marymont, Warszawa

“Nie ma footballu bez alkoholu” – famous Polish groundhopping blogger Radosław Rzeźnikiewicz (There is no football, without alcohol) The magic of the FA Cup in England, the glory of the Irish Cup in Northern Ireland, both glaringly obvious football tournaments from my travel back catalogue. Indeed, I attended the Irish Cup Final 4 times (seeing Glentoran win Read more about Śmieszne Historie o Piłce Nożnej w Polsce: My Polish Cup Debut, Watching Kartofliska Warszawa v Bar Ulubiona ETV in Marymont, Warszawa[…]

Pracujące Poniedziałki: A Northern Irish Evening At Klub Dialogu, Warszawa

“Nigdy nie widziałem Warszawy tak pięknej, jak dzisiejszego wieczoru” – King Zygmunt. (“I never saw Warszawa as beautiful as I saw her tonight”) When I was asked by my Polish language school (the excellent Klub Dialogu) to do a presentation about Northern Irish culture, I was delighted and honoured to be given such an opportunity. Read more about Pracujące Poniedziałki: A Northern Irish Evening At Klub Dialogu, Warszawa[…]

Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę: Lauren Colgan from Klub Dialogu

The latest lady to feature in my Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę (Why Do We Love Poland?) series is a personal friend and fellow student of the Polish Language School Klub Dialogu, as I introduce the lovely Lauren to you all. Lauren hails from England, lives in Poland and has attended a few events with me the Read more about Dlaczego Kochamy Polskę: Lauren Colgan from Klub Dialogu[…]

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Speed Dating at the Hard Rock Cafe, Warszawa

Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Speed Dating at the Hard Rock Cafe, Warszawa

“You’ll never forget my name” – Noel Gallagher. Back in 2004 as a student at Bournemouth University, in England, I went to a “Speed Dating night” with my friends Lock in Lee, Mad Mike and Jody. At the time, reality events and TV shows were all the rage, I appeared in two mini versions of Read more about Dziwaczne Odkrycia: Speed Dating at the Hard Rock Cafe, Warszawa[…]

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[…]

Pracujące Poniedziałki: Anniversary Party at Klub Dialogu, Warszawa

Pracujące Poniedziałki: Anniversary Party at My Polish Language School – Klub Dialogu, Warszawa

Yet another exciting day in my new life in Poland, and one with a twist, as ever. As I personally celebrate one year in Poland(3rd July is my magic day), attend the Polish Super Cup Final (with irony – Arka Gdynia, which I visited on Day 1 play Legia Warszawa, where I now live!) prepare Read more about Pracujące Poniedziałki: Anniversary Party at My Polish Language School – Klub Dialogu, Warszawa[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Smaczne Środy: Tatar at Before Bar, Stare Miasto, Warszawa

Smaczne Środy: Polish Tatar at Before Bar, Stare Miasto, Warszawa

“I’m not sure if it ever works out right, but it’s OK, it’s alright” – Noel Gallagher. On the narrowest street of Old Town Warszawa, I find myself in Before Bar. It’s not the first time I’ve been here – if you’ll excuse the pun, I’ve been here “Before”. Here’s the bar – https://www.facebook.com/Before-430725563687797/ I’m here for Read more about Smaczne Środy: Polish Tatar at Before Bar, Stare Miasto, Warszawa[…]

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[…]