11 November – origins of Poland’s National Independence Day Comments Off on 11 November – origins of Poland’s National Independence Day 11/10/2020
An All Souls’ walk through Polish cemeteries Comments Off on An All Souls’ walk through Polish cemeteries 11/2/2020
What links our “dożynki”- harvest dances with harvest time in Poland? Comments Off on What links our “dożynki”- harvest dances with harvest time in Poland? 10/10/2020
Did your great or grandparents fight in the forgotten Polish-Soviet war of 1920? Comments Off on Did your great or grandparents fight in the forgotten Polish-Soviet war of 1920? 08/29/2020
Raise a toast for Ognisko Polskie, 80 years! Comments Off on Raise a toast for Ognisko Polskie, 80 years! 07/18/2020
Memories of Penrhos stanica – the end of the Polish scout house Comments Off on Memories of Penrhos stanica – the end of the Polish scout house 06/26/2020
A glimpse into the UK’s ‘old’ Polish community Comments Off on A glimpse into the UK’s ‘old’ Polish community 06/12/2020
Why did it take 60 long years for Poles to join the Victory Parade? 19 Comments 05/6/2020
3 years, 3 May and something more! Comments Off on 3 years, 3 May and something more! 05/2/2020
Polish Easter dishes from our grandparents to the future Comments Off on Polish Easter dishes from our grandparents to the future 04/10/2020
Polish St Joseph’s Day and breaking of Lent Comments Off on Polish St Joseph’s Day and breaking of Lent 03/14/2020
Survivor accounts: Polish deportations to Russia 4 Comments 02/9/2020
How did you first hear about the Holocaust ? 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz 5 Comments 01/27/2020
Kuligi (sleigh rides) a sign of defiance? 12/30/2019
Joyous treasures: Polish Christmas Carols 2 Comments 12/20/2019
Polish citizenship – the ultimate guide 15 Comments 12/13/2019
Chestnuts and Polish autumn songs 10/25/2019
Is it obiad or lunch? 09/27/2019
Wola, Warszawa, echoes of a population destroyed 1 Comment 08/23/2019
Europe’s first republic – the Polish-Lithuanian commonwealth 07/12/2019
The battle of Monte Cassino – what happened next for the Poles? 05/16/2019
Why May is a special month for Poles 05/1/2019
The Katyń massacre – one boy’s tragic loss 04/12/2019
Spring clean like a Pole 03/15/2019
Poles’ own version of Valentines – Kaziuki 03/4/2019
The January Uprising which spurred on Polish Independence 01/26/2019
5 ways to make your Christmas truly Polish 12/21/2018
Saint Nicholas or Santa Claus – will he come to you? 12/4/2018
A bitesize guide: 100 years of Polish Independence 11/9/2018
General Stanisław Maczek – finally honoured in the UK 11/7/2018
The unbelievable tale of Wojtek the bear in Scotland 10/26/2018
What do Poles and Indians have in common? 10/23/2018
6 things you never knew about John Paul II 10/12/2018
Finding your Polish family history – the magic of the internet 5 Comments 09/21/2018
Museum of Emigracja, Gdynia, to go or not to go? 08/24/2018
Obóz harcerski, heaven on earth! 08/6/2018
Polish Legend Lech, Czech and Rus – fact or fiction? 07/20/2018
Jagody, truskawki and Polish nature 06/29/2018
From Russia with love – the samovar and how Poles took their tea 06/15/2018
18 May: The day I ignored Prince Harry 05/18/2018
Girl Power: the Florence Nightingales of Poland 05/11/2018
What are your favourite Polish things? 05/3/2018
2 May: What is your identity? Where is your home? 05/2/2018
Smolensk air crash – where were you? 04/10/2018
Święcone – What to put in your Polish Easter basket 03/29/2018
How Polish Post just isn’t like Lent 03/9/2018
The WWII Polish deportations – still an untold story 2 Comments 02/10/2018
Will you be eating Pączki or Faworki for Polish Fat Thursday? 02/3/2018
Is the obrus/tablecloth doomed? 01/27/2018
5 reasons decluttering is so hard in a Polish home 01/13/2018
Hej Kolęda, Kolęda! 12/27/2017
What’s the essence of Wigilia (Christmas Eve)? 12/21/2017
Messages for your Christmas cards in Polish/English 12/14/2017
Last minute Polish Christmas gift guide 12/9/2017
Your future is revealed – Andrzejki or St Andrew’s Eve 11/29/2017
Farewell to three outstanding ladies 11/25/2017
11 November – Pride in Poland’s rise from the ashes 11/10/2017
Five reasons Polish Zaduszki win over Halloween 10/28/2017
Hygge – with a Polish twist 10/21/2017
Ten images of growing up Polish 10/11/2017
3 Polish Poets for Poetry Day – classic and modern 09/28/2017
Legendary Pole, Hubal the first Partisan of WWII 09/23/2017
Fall in love with Polish cookery with “Wild Honey and Rye” 09/15/2017
Unpronounceable Polish word of the week – can you? 09/9/2017
On this day: 1 September 1939 08/31/2017
Five things I love about Poland 08/25/2017
Why is 15th August a national holiday? 08/15/2017
Which beach can you cycle to, roller skate and have a boogie on? 08/11/2017
Hooray for mud, country life and British farming 08/5/2017
Not an iPad in sight! How Polish kids’ camps, kolonie, entertain 07/28/2017
Our Polish Heritage – the Winged Hussars 07/21/2017
Joining the Crocodile – why do the English so like to queue? 07/9/2017
Poles love their music festivals – so what’s going on this summer? 06/30/2017
For Polish Navy Day – a bit of Morse Code …./.-/…./.- 06/28/2017
Five reasons to celebrate Midsummer’s Night 06/21/2017
Kraków: streets to beat the stress 06/13/2017
9 June – a day to be young and nothing more 06/9/2017
Polish mothers refuse to be stumped 06/1/2017
Plumbing problems abroad resolved – or are they? 05/25/2017
They really DID believe… Monte Cassino, 18 May 05/18/2017
And the winner of the “Are My Roots Showing” competition is… 05/17/2017
Polish Heritage Day helps people find their roots 05/10/2017
word of the week – Pejzaż
3 May Launch Trip around the best haunts of London 05/3/2017
What is ‘the 3rd of May’ – Polish Constitution Day all about?
Where are you heading this summer?
Struggling with your child’s Polish?
Finally, a book about us!
Plumbing problems abroad – not for the faint-hearted
word of the week – namolny
Lost memories, life in the camps 2 Comments