Fun Facts


Immi-gracious

Wales Welshman: O ble ‘dych chi’n dod? (Where are you from?) Me: Llanbedr Pont Steffan. Welshman: Yn wreiddiol? (Originally?) Me: O Wlad Pwyl. (From Poland.) Welshman: Wir? ‘Ych chi’n siarad…


Permanent residence in the UK

As the referendum regarding regarding the British exit from the European Union is fast approaching (23rd June 2016), many Polish people who associate their future with GB start to think…


A day or two

I walked into the Media—- store in Lublin. I wanted to buy a smartphone for a present. I should have come up with the idea of giving a mobile for…


St David

St David is the patron saint of Wales. His feast day falls on 1 March. On that day, children in schools in Wales usually dress in the traditional Welsh costumes,…


Snow (Eira)

Finally we have a proper winter in Poland. Lots of snow! Words like Mae hi’n bwrw eira (it is snowing) – you hear  very seldom uttered in Wales. But when you do hear them,…


St Fagan’s Museum

St. Fagan’s National History Museum near Cardiff. It shows you around from the beginning of Celtic settlements to more modern times. Incredible journey through history, illustrated with original relics, fruit…