Anna Kucewicz

May 3, 2017
3 May Launch Trip around the best haunts of London

To launch my blog I thought I’d take a trip around a few of my favourite Polish places in London. This is not an exclusive list, there are more places,...

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May 3, 2017
What is ‘the 3rd of May’ all about?

The 3rd of May celebrates the date of the first written constitution in Europe, in 1791 – the Polish constitution, naturally. My first memory of this significant date in our...

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May 3, 2017
Where are you heading this summer?

In summertime by the marina of this stylish Polish town on the Baltic, you could easily imagine yourself to be on the Med. How is that? Because Sopot, initially a...

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May 3, 2017
Struggling with your child’s Polish?

I know from experience it’s hard to manage in a bilingual home, especially if only one of you speaks Polish. What with work and school, it’s sometimes easier to just...

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May 3, 2017
Finally, a book about us!

“Are My Roots Showing” is a light hearted fictional breeze through the exploits of British born Magda Mikołajczyk, as she goes to Warsaw to teach Polish. It’s full of wonderful...

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May 3, 2017
Plumbing problems abroad – not for the faint-hearted

Over ten years ago I took the plunge to buy a little Kraków studio apartment. Many British Poles, particularly from London had been doing this for years, finding gems within...

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May 3, 2017
Win a copy of “Are My Roots Showing?”

Win a copy of Karola Gajda's "Are My Roots Showing?"  Send me your best ponglish/pinglish expression by 15th May - the best one (in my humble opinion) wins the prize!...

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May 3, 2017
word of the week – namolny

namolny - intrusive, persistent, unrelenting, nagging I was sent this word in an email from my friend in Kraków who is looking after the remont (renovation) of our flat’s bathroom....

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May 3, 2017
Lost memories, life in the camps

It's a little-known fact that the Polish Armed Forces in Exile were the third largest Allied fighting force in the West after Britain and the US. If, like me, you...

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