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Christmas Post Season

I didn’t post anything at all in December, not a single entry to follow up a really good seven-post month of November. So here’s a short update as to what was going on in December. Ania’s favorite season is indeed the Christmas season, and our home takes on a whole different decor during that time.…

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January Resolutions

It’s been two weeks since New Years Eve and I’m still trying to figure out how to write the very first blog post of 2017. On one hand it should be grand, something spectacular to set you, the reader, up for what’s to come later this year. On the other, with no grand subjects in…

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Scooters on Display

For some reason totally not explained in any way, shape, or form, there is a display of scooter posters in the middle of a shopping mall here in Wrocław. Naturally I had to investigate…and read all about every single scooter shown. I saw the display from afar, mostly because I saw my beloved Schwalbe in the…

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A Vespa Wedding

It was supposed to be a different. The plan was to ride the 33 year old Vespa from the Cathedral, where the wedding ceremony took place, to the wedding hall some 6km away. Unfortunately the weather didn’t hold, and after a week of sunny 30°C days, it rained most of Saturday, and it kept raining…

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Break The Silence – TEDx Wrocław 2016

Today Ania and I attended a TEDx Wrocław event called Break The Silence. It was my third TEDx Wroclaw event, and it was the best TEDx Wroclaw to date! I’ve been a little critical of the past events, but this year the TEDx Wroclaw crew raised the bar way high with all aspects of the…

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Sunday Brew & Tacos

On Sunday we stopped by the “City Brewery”. The defunct looking complex of redbrick buildings actually used to be a brewery on-again, off again, from 1894 to 1996. Today, it has become a site of cultural gatherings of all sorts. Art galleries, art workshops, culinary workshops, indie clubs, it’s all there. On most weekends however,…

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City Walking

May is known in Poland as the beginning of the grilling season, mostly because May is the first month warm and sunny enough to do anything outside. Temperatures in the 20°C+ (68°F) become fairly common and the sunshine wakes everything, and everyone, back to life. Saturday was so sunny and warm that we decided to…