Time to say goodbye

It's been quite a long time since I left Scotland. I needed to get used to my Polish life again. Finally, it's time for some small sum-up and a few statistics. TIME I've spent in Scotland 5 months, 143 full days, which was 3427 hours in total and gives a great amount of 208,345 minutes. … Czytaj dalej Time to say goodbye

Why is May so special for Polish students?

In May days are getting longer, there is more sun (well, at least it should be), exams are not so close yet, you can spend some time outside having a barbecue with your friends and so on... But there is one more thing, for which every student is waiting for the whole year. It is called JUWENALIA.

Spring baking

I was asked by one of my friends to bake a green cake, about which I've told her before I left to Poland. So I invited her for baking together. We got a really tasty cake. I think, that boys who tried it, will agree with us. Forest moss The name suggests that when seeing and … Czytaj dalej Spring baking

The Czech Easter

As many other Christian traditions, even Easter is closely connected with previous Pagan traditions. Therefore, the origin of some customs is not clear or is somehow linked to both roots. Nevertheless, nowadays we are thinking about Easter more like it is a Christian tradition and even the name for Easter in Czech language “Velikonoce” comes from velká (English: Great) and the word noc (English: Night). So, the celebration of the great night when Jesus Christ was risen.

Wet Monday tradition

Lany poniedziałek, called also Śmigus-dyngus is an old Polish tradition. People pour water on each other. It starts early in the morning. Everyone wants to get up early and be the first to wake all the family with water. Small water toys, water guns, glasses of water or even bucket of water can be used! … Czytaj dalej Wet Monday tradition

Easter in Poland

Easter is in Poland both religious and family festival. All family gathers at the table full of special delicious dishes and celebrates together. It can be either the closest family, or grandpas, all aunts, auncles and cousins. Easter breakfast The most important is Easter breakfast. It can begin with a short pryer, reading from the … Czytaj dalej Easter in Poland