Despite being blind since birth the 13-year-old boy plays the piano and had always dreamed of performing live before a crowd.
According to the green-fingered organisers: “Scythe cutting is growing in popularity because lawn mowers make a lot of noise and release a lot of fumes. It is unpleasant to push a lawn mower around, but scythe cutting is a beautiful thing with an interesting history.”
Mr Włodek can hit the market again with a new van and new books thanks to public donations.
Villagers set about transforming the little concrete bus stop by adding a table, chairs, artwork and a traditional cuckoo clock. At Easter they cover it in festive decorations and at Christmas they add a Christmas tree.
As the bi-annual festival gets into its full three-day swing, and with over 700 different craft beers on offer, TFN’s Alex Webber popped down for a chat with the organisers to find out more about Poland’s brew-volution.
Climber posted a picture of the ginger cat gazing at a view of mountain peaks and cloud-filled valleys. Just how the cat got so high remains something of a mystery.
TFN takes a look back at the Polish Pope from Wadowice who helped change the world and bring about the fall of communism.
Green islands in the grey urban landscape and bringing to mind the secret garden of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s novel, allotment gardens are thriving, attracting new generations with their charm and tranquillity. In many Polish cities, like in Warsaw, those green oasis are located right in the city centre and in the most popular districts, such as Mokotów, Żoliborz or Praga.
Folk culture is still going strong as these stunning photos from the Museum of the Mazovian Countryside Folk Culture show.
Wola shines a light on Warsaw’s bygone days by re-creating a famous market.
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