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 […]

All Saints’ Day

All saints’ day in Poland means millions of people visiting the cemeteries, adorning the graves with flowers and grave lights. The picture above was taken leaving the shutter open as I was walking past the local cemetery. A picture of graves at night. Note the grave in the centre. It’s […]

Med cykel i Warszawa

Jag lyssnade häromdagen på Lotten Collins “Cykeln som klasskamp” om kampen för cykelbanor i Latinamerika*. Det var ett utmärkt reportage och jag nickade igenkännande när jag hörde anti-cyklistargumenten: “de visar ingen hänsyn”, “de följer inte trafikreglerna”, “någon jag känner blev påkörd av en cyklist”… Jag känner dem så väl härifrån […]