This is my final round up of Warsaw odds and ends. Advertisements
This gallery contains 16 photos.
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The Denakil Depression in North Eastern Ethiopia is one of the hottest places in the world. It is also a hotspot of geological activity where three tectonic plates are pushing against each other forming…
A mixed bag of blood relations – uncle, son, cousins, daughter, grandmother, mother, grandchildren, adding up to a total of six – made its way to Kraków, through a snowy rural landscape. Kraków was bleak and grey after rain: it … Continue reading
As I walk around Gallery 6 of the Museum of the history of Polish Jews, I realise that I know very little of what life was like for Jews in Poland between 1918 and 1939. I know that as the … Continue reading
This is a collage that turns into a slide show when you click on an image, not one of my static collages!
Autumn is a second spring, when every leaf’s a flower. Albert Camus This is my second – or is it third? – Warsaw autumn. It doesn’t arrive with the calendar autumn and it seems to me to arrive slowly. I … Continue reading
This is an addendum to the previous post. I spent a long time creating and labelling a tiled mosaic which went rogue when I inserted it in the longer post. Because I can’t bear waste, I include it here. Click … Continue reading
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A thick smoke filled the room. It eddied along its walls lazily floating towards the attic where it could find a way out through the roof. A woman got up, opened wide cottage’s only window,…
Paula has tempted me again. Her black and white Sunday theme is from above. I’m not very high up, just in my first floor apartment, watching a procession marking the 72nd anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising.
Another month has galloped past. I have now been in Warsaw for the longest stretch ever, and at last I’ve experienced hankerings for home. We’ve had a fair amount of summer, interspersed with too many cool days, at least for … Continue reading