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POSTCARD FROM POLAND CORONAVIRUS DIARY, DAY 3 LOCKDOWN

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Day 91 I promised myself I’d not blog about Coronavirus again. But there’s nothing else to blog about. It’s worse than bloody Brexit, isn’t it? Last week we decamped from our home in Wroclaw to the sleepy Silesian small town … Continue reading

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POSTCARD FROM POLAND – WORLD CUP … WHICH WORLD CUP?

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I’ve not blogged for ages and that’s mostly because of the World Cup. By World Cup, I mean the World Cup, the one where dump truck-sized blokes get knocked out cold and the result isn’t decided by people with ponytails … Continue reading

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POSTCARD FROM MARBELLA – A TALE OF TWO TAIL-ENDERS

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Progress with Saving Dave is currently about as productive as Ireland’s second innings at Lord’s – more on that in a minute – which is why I’m blogging again. My partner and I were talking about names last night. No … Continue reading

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POSTCARD FROM POLAND — It’s late September and I really should be back at school.

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The book’s finished! Losing the Plot, a novel by Richie Malone (as told to me) is with my editor, after a summer in Spain spent slaving over a hot, sweaty keyboard. If you want a taste of it, click here click … Continue reading

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POSTCARD FROM POLAND — Ireland V Poland?

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Then I’m laying out my winter clothes and wishing I was gone… Going home… Where the Polish City winters aren’t bleeding me… Leading me… Going home… Yes, amigo, you’ve guessed it! It’s with something approaching euphoria that I write my … Continue reading

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POSTCARD FROM POLAND — TEN REASONS WHY POLAND BEATS SPAIN AS A PLACE TO LIVE

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A couple of days ago I posted a picture on Facebook showing the weather in Marbella and the weather in Brzeg. If you didn’t catch it, it’s here. I added a comment to the post: ‘Lovely day here in Brzeg… … Continue reading

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POSTCARD FROM POLAND — DINNER IN KATO-WHAT?

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I haven’t blogged for a bit and some of you will have been wondering if I’m still in Poland. Some of you, on the other hand, may very well have not. Well, I am, although not long after Christmas, I … Continue reading

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POSTCARD FROM POLAND — IN BRZEG, NO ONE CAN HEAR YOU SCREAM

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It’s cold in Brzeg… bloody cold. And, this morning, for the first time since I settled in Poland, I find my normally sunny disposition tinted with an unaccustomed hue: I’m bored. So… I’m sitting in the Ambrozia bar/café amid the … Continue reading

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POSTCARD FROM POLAND

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I’m in Poland — Brzeg, to be precise. If you haven’t heard, I now have a fulltime job as the native speaking teacher for an English school called Progress; I’ve actually completed six weeks of an eight-month contract and I’m … Continue reading

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UNDERSTANDING… POLAND?

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It’s Food, Jim — But Not As We Know It! Christmas is finally over — thank God. Even the Spanish, who, like the Polish manage to drag the festive season kicking and screaming into a fourth week with the Three … Continue reading

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