In the fourth instalment of our ‘Eastern Blocks’ series, Anna Rembowska, a childhood resident of the Assistant Professors’ Hostel high rise in Łódż, remembers growing up as if in a Kusturica film.
On the eve of receiving her award from the Society of Illustrators, regular “Przekrój” illustrator Joanna Grochocka talks about the glory days of Polish illustration, what inspires her, and how she finds an original language for her art.
Our eternally pessimistic correspondent gives his historical highlights for the month of February.
In the third instalment of our ‘Eastern Blocks’ series, Damjan Dobrila, a life-long resident of Belgrade, remembers the community spirit of a childhood spent in the Serbian capital’s brutalist housing estates.
In the second instalment of our ‘Eastern Blocks’ series, Tetiana Shataieva, a Ukrainian journalist who grew up on a housing estate in Dnipro, remembers how her neighbours always looked out for each other.
Our eternally pessimistic correspondent gives his historical highlights for the month of January.
Poland has the dirtiest air in the European Union; this problem is particularly prominent in Warsaw and Kraków. It is so bad, that even an American resident of the Polish capital has taken note…
Our in-house ‘coaching guru’ shares his wisdom – this week on how to (not) talk to people.
An excerpt from Paramahansa Yogananda’s commentary on the Bible.
Growing up as a second-generation migrant entails finding one’s identity among mixed customs. This was especially the case for one daughter of Polish parents, who grew up celebrating Polish Christmas Eve (or Wigilia) in Australia.