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My best photos of 2018

My best photos of 2018

Learning how to use a camera has been one of the best things about this year. My parents bought me a camera for Christmas last year, and as 2018 progressed, I found myself using it more and more. Case in point: two weeks in Australia left me with around 500 photographs, whereas, a mere six months later, a week in the Seychelles saw me walk away with almost 3000 pictures to sift through. I’ve started viewing places – both abroad…

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Six foods you need to eat in Poland

Six foods you need to eat in Poland

Nutritional wisdom tells us that colour is important when it comes to food. If in doubt, make sure there’s a rainbow on your plate. Polish food ignores this advice to the highest degree. But, as I can confirm from my trip there last week, there are a lot of people alive and well in at least two major Polish cities. So, uh, screw science and pass me some dough. (Not money. Like, actual dough. You can’t eat money, duh). Almost…

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What happened in Kraków

What happened in Kraków

After Wrocław we took the train to Kraków. Kraków was cold. That did mean, however, that the clouds cleared and snow started to fall.   I don’t always like snow. I like snow when you can ski on it, or have the time to make a snowman and have a snowball fight, followed by an indoor hot chocolate to warm up. Snow when you have to go to work is a whole different snowball game (I’m so lame, I’m sorry). Especially in…

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Family and photography in Wrocław

Family and photography in Wrocław

Wrocław is pronounced “Vrots-swav.” This is one of the first things I learned as we started to piece together this trip to Poland, after Jake’s mum, Krysia, mentioned flying into “Vrots-swav.” “Is there an airport there?” I asked, having never heard of this city. She looked confused. “Yes, it’s a really big place.” I then realised that Wrocław is not pronounced “Roe-claw,” as my feeble English brain suspected, but “Vrots-swav.” Maybe you already knew this. I am currently learning Polish…

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