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Archive for February, 2015

Waiting for the spring…it will come Posted by on Feb 28, 2015

Don’t get me wrong…I like winter. I love skiing, snow shoeing and all kinds of winter sports. But living in New Hampshire, I wish we would only have 4 months of winter…not 6 or 7! We’ve been getting a lot of snow within last 2 months…and it doesn’t stop!  I think by now…I’m ready for…

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First oscar in the best foreign-language film category for Poland! Posted by on Feb 26, 2015

Yes, I know…you probably already heard about it. However, I think, it is such a great achievement, that it is definitely worth mentioning more than few times! “Ida”, directed by Poland’s Paweł Pawlikowski, has won the Oscar for best foreign language film, defeating the much-fancied Russian anti-Putin satire Leviathan, and becoming the first Polish film to…

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Do you love or do you hate Valentine’s Day? What do people in Poland think? Posted by on Feb 14, 2015

It is true that you don’t need a venue or an occasion to tell someone that you love and care for him/her, but pouring out your emotions to that special someone in the midst of a Valentine’s Day celebration will surely make your partner overwhelmed with joy and happiness. Every year, 14th of February marks…

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Pączki, pączki! Why Fat Thursday is such a fun day for everyone in Poland? Posted by on Feb 12, 2015

Today is Fat Thursday (Tłusty Czwartek) in Poland! Yum!!!! As in other Catholic countries that celebrate the last day before the fasting season of Lent begins, Poland has its own version of the French Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday), known locally as Tłusty Czwartek, or Fat Thursday. With Lent forbidding sweets and treats, Fat Thursday is…

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What to do with Polish twaróg cheese? Posted by on Feb 1, 2015

I’m a big fan of cheese. What makes it so attractive is that countless variety of tastes, genres and textures makes cheeses one of the largest groups of food products. The biggest producers of cheese are France, Switzerland and Holland – there’s no doubt that these products taste delicious. Poland is obviously far behind, especially…

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