Krzysztof Szczerski, the foreign policy adviser to the Polish president, recently had a most interesting discussion with the BBC. Watch the full interview with the presenter of the Hard Talk here. The interview is conducted in fluent English and one where Krzysztof Szczerski performs very well.
Unfortunately, one should be in the U.K to watch the broadcast. It is, however, possible to get around this by simply disguising your computer’s IP address …
A snap of some dried fruit and mushrooms we store in our kitchen. Many Polish families will dry excess fruit and mushrooms for use throughout the year. The fruit is generally from the garden or allotment and the mushrooms found growing wild in the forests. Favourite wild mushrooms include: Chanterelles (Kurkami, Pieprznik), Bay Bolete (Podgrzybek) and Porcini (Borowik).
PRL or Polska Rzeczpospolita Ludowa (Polish People’s Republic) was the official name of Poland between 1952 and 1989. We have an extensive collection of photographs of Poland during this period of time and aim to scan and put many of these online in this section of the Poland Poland website.
To get the ball rolling here are a selection of images from that communist-era of the Ulica Kilińskiego area of the small town of Sulęcin in the province of Lubuskie in the far west of Poland.
This part of the Poland Poland is currently undergoing a revamp using the WordPress system rather than the html coding we have used since first starting the website way back in 2004. Please come back soon to see the progress we are making. It will be a blog-like in appearance and feature selected news from Poland; images of Poland, past and present; and bits and pieces on everyday life in Poland.
In the meantime do please check out our main Poland Poland site. There are several thousand pages to explore!