It is a sad fact that the average English tourist in Kraków is a puffy 25 to 40-year-old on his mate Ed's stag-do, with enough alcohol in his blood to kill an Australian cricket team circa 1979. Granted, local entrepreneurs are not exactly begging them to take their millions of …
Boom. I see you, hunched over your keyboard, dreading every choice that led up to the moment where you browse through the work emails and unwelcome adv…
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When I came to Poland I was convinced that I did not like beer. Throughout my young adulthood I had drunk wine, and whiskey, and rum, but never beer, y…
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Good morning, The sun finally came out in Silesia. Then it disappeared and it rained so hard that we had floods. Then it sidled back as if it had never…
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I don't even remember why I started using my real name on the Internet. It was when I had no audience and no prospects. “Cancel culture” was not so muc…
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Hello, It is raining here. It rained all May. It's rained all June. It is predicted to rain even into July. Normally, when it rains Poles like to dust …
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My first good friend in Poland – who is still my best friend – was a barman. If you happen to be moving abroad, I fully endorse making friends with bar…
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Greetings, Obligatory shilling. This week I wrote for the Spectator USA about that tragically complacent decade the 1990s, and also wrote a defence of …
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