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Archive for September, 2014

How not to love autumn? Posted by on Sep 30, 2014

Autumn is my favorite time of the year! A lot of people in Poland think about fall as a very said, rainy season. I always find something beautiful and positive in it though… Jak nie kochać jesieni… (How not to love autumn…) Tadeusz Wywrocki   Jak nie kochać jesieni, jej babiego lata, Liści niesionych wiatrem…

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Miły, już jesień… Posted by on Sep 29, 2014

Fall is such a beautiful season! Cooler  mornings, beautiful coors! I enjoy a cup of coffee on the deck and can’t wait for a great turkey dinners, while nights are getting colder:) Today a very nice poem by Eleni: “Miły, już jesień” Czerwienią liści nas otula, babiego lata złotą smugą  I noc się robi coraz…

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Polish volleyball team’s victory! Posted by on Sep 22, 2014

Ask the average American to name a volleyball player and they’ll hem and haw for a while before asking if Maverick and Goose count:) In Poland, it’s the exact opposite. Volleyball (siatkówka) is a national obsession, which is why this month’s FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championships drew over a half-million fans, including 62,000 for the opening…

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International day of action on climate change Posted by on Sep 21, 2014

An international day of action on climate change (Międzynarodowy Dzień działań w sprawie zmian klimatu) brought tens of thousands onto the streets of New York City today, with organizers predicting the biggest protest on the issue in five years. About 100,000 people, including United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, former U.S. vice president Al Gore, actor…

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I love mushrooms! Posted by on Sep 18, 2014

I really love mushroom! I use them in the kitchen all the time! Soups, sauces, side dishes: you name it! I guess that’s because I’m Polish:) If you often feel the pull of nature to the forests, particularly for a madcap dawn adventure, there is one time of year to go whilst still pretending to…

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Everyone knows word “mama”, no matter what language you speak! Posted by on Sep 14, 2014

There is a word, and only one, spoken the same way in nearly every language known to humankind. That word, of course, is “mama.” “Mama” is one of the many words children use to refer to their mother. You see the same or similar word being used across various languages. When native English speaking children…

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Which shopping mall in Warsaw to choose? Posted by on Sep 13, 2014

I’m personally a fan of small, unique shops. I love small boutiques, with one of a kind clothing, toys, souvenirs…Some people like the big malls though.  In Warsaw you can choose from over 20 shopping malls, most of which are also places of entertainment. They feature clothing stores offering both Polish and foreign brands, and…

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