My travels: Bieszczady Mountains. Expat Meditations.

You stand at the door into this land, looking over Solina Lake as it melts into the evening sky. This is the space of forgotten dreams, slowly falling asleep at your feet – Bieszczady Mountains, sketched in the dusk. Green hills sink into the blue fog as they grow instead of diminishing, in a surrealist…

The missing half – the story of growing up in a little phantom town.

This story followed me through life. From the playground of my childhood, in the little Polish town, to far away places in my travels and into my expat life, it demanded to be told. I finally found the right words to attempt to connect moments and experiences, slowly threading the memory beads onto a string of text. My…

Expat hopscotch in Dublin, Ireland: reflections in life past.

I spent last four days trying out my old skin – putting it on, seeing if it still fits. This was the first time since moving away from Ireland to Germany that I flew back there to visit and remember. Reflections awakened by the experience of being there prompted this little post, as well as…

Love Letter to a Friend: The first one

You were the one that gave the beginning to all my other loves – do you know that? You were the first stranger, a new face, an unknown voice – to become a family member in my handmade, handpicked family of friendship and love. Step by step and month by month, after coming into my life…