Before May 2023, I hadn’t been to the UK since February 2018. Check out how I was impacted by reverse culture shock.
Nostalgia for days gone by in Poland
A brief musing on how certain situations trigger my nostalgia for days gone by in Poland.
Mszana Dolna – First contact with Polish culture (2005)
Memories of Mszana Dolna – the first place I ever visited in Poland in 2005.
Working at a language school in Płock (2010-2011)
Brief recollections of my time working at a language school in the city of Płock.
Living and working in Łódź (2012-13)
Dive in to read about my experience living and working in Łódź back in 2012-13.
The Polish Golden Autumn – Kind Thoughts
Step inside to find out why there’s no finer sight to see than the striking colours of a Polish Golden Autumn.
Living in Kraków – Candid Reflections (2006-07)
Reflections on two brief spells living in the magnificent city of Kraków.
A few reflections on culture shock in Poland (2005)
Four ways in which I experienced culture shock in Poland back in 2005.
My first journey to Poland (2005)
An account of my first journey to Poland in 2005. Only the small matter of a 30-hour bus trip from Nottingham to Kraków …
Coronavirus in Poland – notes
A brief account of coronavirus in Poland. Everybody is fighting their own battles, but I realise that my own issues are very minor compared to what some unfortunate souls are going through right now …