Anna Kucewicz

May 15, 2017
Citizenship – that is the question!

If like me, you’ve been thinking of acquiring Polish citizenship (or confirming the possession of it which is the legal term), and Brexit has made you think seriously about taking...

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May 10, 2017
Polish Heritage Day helps people find their roots

Imagine never knowing where your father is buried, anything about your grandparents’ lives or family history. It is a common experience for those whose families have been uprooted by conflict,...

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May 10, 2017
word of the week – Pejzaż

Pejzaż -  landscape, cityscape I first came across this word from a Czerwone Gitary song, recorded in 1972, though I only discovered it in the late 90's - "czarno-biały pejzaż...

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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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