Lublin

Majdanek – a German death camp

Second in size in Europe, the camp comes right after Auschwitz (Oświęcim). At the end of July 1941 Heinrich Himmler came up with an initiative to build a camp on the…



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,…


Saxon Garden in Lublin

Summer holidays, so let’s have a short break from Wales and England. I came back to the land of my fathers and what did I see? Saxon Garden, beautifully reconditioned. The lungs…