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Life in Poland

The curious case of Polish slippers

In my observation, Polish people are crazy about slippers. When you visit someone not only is it customary as a guest to remove your shoes, but it seems to be customary as a host to provide some slippers for…

Life in Poland

Who says traffic jams are all bad?

I was stuck in a traffic jam today…again. It’s nothing new here in the City. Sometimes I spend 3 hours a day in the car just in the City. I know, I know, every city has traffic problems but…

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Gówno, one of the charms of village life

Ah, the charms of village life. Fresh air, fresh food, what more could you ask for? How about a movie theater and a cappuccino? As I have mentioned before in another post, we are crammed into our microscopic apartment…

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New Hairdresser! Yikes!

Yesterday evening I went to a new hairdresser for the first time in 7 years. It was a very difficult decision, however, it was time for us to go our separate ways. I know that it sounds as if…

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City Girl?

The Polish Miracle I do not consider myself exactly a city girl, but if you are not a country girl then what are you? I spend the work week in the City of Wrocław performing the Polish miracle of…