English


Działka

A few days ago a friend asked me to take some pictures of her garden. It’s a typical, if unusually well-kept Polish działka; a small garden where families in the town and cities are supposed to relax, socialise, grow fruits and veggies. In Warsaw, large areas are cordoned off as […]


To much free time

A few weeks back we visited the large miniature train exhibition at Warsaw’s National Stadium. The models are incredibly detailed, and it’s clearly so that some people have way too much free time for hobbies. Photographed from the correct angles it’s hard to see that the depicted scenes are only […]


Salt prints

On my research group’s webpage we wrote about a visit we had from some students from the Radom High School of Art. The students, guided by their photography professor Weronika Elertowska, made their own salt prints. I just wanted to add a few more photos from the event that I […]


A table full of tales

If you’re going to write a book from a collection of anecdotes it helps having a hook to anchor the stories to. And what better hook than the periodic table of elements? I just finished Lars Öhrström’s “The Last Alchemist in Paris: And other curious tales from chemistry” the latest in a […]


Saving my life…

The bicycle saves my life every day Today it was time to lift the bike out of the cellar, oil the chain, tighten the bolts and get on for the first ride of the season. Ok, I do ride my bike to work everyday, but today it was the racer […]