Published online this week, and already endorsed by the food writer Tom Parker-Bowles (son of the Queen consort), Damian Wawrzyniak’s Top 10 was created in response to what he sees as a gap in the market and a desire to publicise ethnic restaurants that have often gone under-the-radar.
The Warsaw-born actress was awarded for her leading role in 'It's Not Over', an Italian-Scottish thriller filmed in Scotland and directed by Italy’s Alessandro Riccardi.
Completing the 36-km ‘Loch Ness “MONSTER” Swim’, endurance swimmer Piotr Biankowski will be raising money for the Ronald McDonald Foundation in Poland.
In June 2020, Marek Suchocki from the Regional Muzeum of Jadów established the Jadów Historical Society where he quickly began taking an interest in the restoration of the village’s Scottish cemetery.
Founded by two veterans who were unable to return to Poland after the war, the Polish club in Kirkcaldy, Fife, has been a centre of social and cultural life for almost 70 years. Now locals have signed a petition to stop it being sold.
The Cichociemni, or the Silent Unseen, were elite special-operations paratroopers trained in the UK to carry out covert operations, sabotage and intelligence-gathering in occupied Poland. Most of them completed their training at Audley End House, an early 17th-century country house outside Saffron Walden, Essex, England, one of the finest Jacobean houses in the UK.
Currently housed inside St Andrews Museum, Scotland, and taking approximately seven weeks to complete, the painting depicts a Polish paratrooper who has just landed at Arnhem; from his bag, personal keepsakes have spilled onto the pebbled ground. The artist said: “I wanted the painting to show what the soldier was fighting for: his family; his homeland.”
Travellers arriving in England and Scotland from Poland will have to self-isolate for 14 days from early morning on Saturday, the Foreign Ministry has reported, adding that they will also have to provide the address of their stay.
The rare set, of which there are only four in the world, came with a hefty price tag: the museum bought it for around 2.4 million złoty (over 0.5 million euros).
The melancholy piece entitled A Girl’s Tears by musician Bolesław ‘Bollo’ Ilnicki was found in a Scottish hospital where he composed it for the nurse who had looked after him in 1940.
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