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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

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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