Dżem – Polish Jammin’

Dżem in Polish means jam, as in blueberry jam, and is pronounced exactly the same. In 1973 a band calling themselves “Jam” from the English meaning “jam sessions” was due to play a concert but the organizer mistakenly used a Polish spelling of the word and thus Dżem was born. Forty years later Dżem is Poland’s most famous…

Wrocław’s Bike Marathon 2012

Yesterday I did something extraordinary by my standards in that I rode 57km (35 miles) in the toughest conditions my mountain bike has ever seen. Come to think about it, it was the toughest conditions I’ve ever seen as well. I’ve had my Marin bike for a few years now. Probably did a couple of thousand…