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Polish folk traditions – death before the ages Posted by on Apr 18, 2010

Today, Adam, our resident guest blogger continues the somber mood of national mourning by shedding light on some ancient Polish customs, traditions and superstitions about death. Or Death. Poland is a country over 1000 years old. In the days where there was no knowledge and no scientific method, the world was explained in myths and…

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Polish Death and Burial Customs Posted by on Apr 15, 2010

In today’s post, Adam gives us a very detailed look at the customs and traditions of this most difficult time in the lives of those who lost a loved one. Death is unfortunately an unavoidable, if a rather displeasing event. It affects every human being around the world, in every place and every culture. And…

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Easter – Wielkanoc Posted by on Apr 3, 2010

Anna’s comment – I asked Adam to write about Easter knowing full well that he would be reluctant to do so. And also knowing full well that he would object to the idea that being Polish equals being Catholic. But unfortunately, for what it’s worth, Poland is perceived as a Catholic country, and Easter is…

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Being Cool (episode 1): A Short History of “Lans” Posted by on Feb 11, 2010

Today Adam Blomberg, our new permanent (I sure hope so! – hint, hint, nudge, nudge) guest blogger decided to show us just how far behind the times us old farts are. 🙂 This is what the cool kids in Poland did in the 00s, apparently. Read on: As in every country and every city there…

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Guest Post – Evil Winter! (“Zima Zła”) Posted by on Jan 25, 2010

Today we have a new guest post by a new guest blogger – Ms. Anglopole. Ms. Anglopole is Polish but lives with her husband and kids in the UK. She blogs about her Anglopolish life at Anglopole’s Ponglish World. OK, Ms. Anglopole, the floor (or rather – the blog) is yours today! Take it away…

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