I’ve recently introduced you to a new Polish cultural site aimed at the English-speaking world, and here we have another one. This time it’s all about the latest news. thenews.pl is run by Poland’s equivalent of the BBC World Service, Polskie Radio dla Zagranicy. It’s published entirely in English and is mainly focused on Poland [...]
“You Poles are so, so…, erm, cultured! Yes, that’s the word, cultured!” My English musician friend used to tell me that whenever we used to meet in a pub years ago to talk all things Polish (for his benefit) and all thing British (for mine). What he meant was probably this: most Poles are not [...]
My blog has been nominated in the Language Professionals category in this year’s Top 100 Language Blogs contest run by LexioPhiles. This is very flattering and I’m currently blushing. But I will blush even more (and maybe do a little dance too) if you vote for me. Please go to the voting page, scroll down [...]
While Britain is struggling with the volcanic ash again, Poland and parts of Central Europe are hoping that they won’t see a repeat of the disastrous floods which destroyed parts of southern and western Poland in 1997. Over the past few weeks the weather in Poland, the Czech Republic and other neighbouring countries hasn’t been [...]
Those of you who use Spotify probably know now that it’s become social and can be linked to Facebook. This way your Facebook friends can browse and subscribe to your playlists too. That’s how I found out that – to my surprise – my Polish playlist has already 31 subscribers! That’s great! It’s been modified [...]
Got that from my friend who travelled to Buffalo. Ain’t that sweet? Cliche? What cliche?!