Cooked pigeons (gołąbki), duck blood, chicken feet, cow guts, pig tails, pig tongues, pig lard, and sour milk are just a few of the appetizing treats I’ve tried since I’ve been here in Poland – delicious! But they weren’t always tasty. Some of these exotic treats made me want to throw up at just the thought […]Read more "The Kitchen and The Cuisine"
When I’m asked, “How are you?’” I almost always reply, “I’m fine, thanks, and you?” I’m not a cold or reserved person as you may think. That’s just how I routinely respond. In fact, that’s how most English people respond. In England ‘how are you?’ is not really a question, but rather an add on […]Read more "How are you? I’m fine, thanks, and you?"
There was a time when my Polish was awful, but I was carefree and could confidently speak to anyone. That has all changed. Now my Polish is better, but I’m terrified when speaking to other people in Polish. I now wonder what my father-in-law’s impression was the first time we met… Meeting and Greeting Meeting […]Read more "Hi, I’m Rob! Or Pan Rob? But Call Me Rob!"
The hardest part about moving to Poland was the fact that I at times felt like an undecided child. It didn’t even occur to me that I should first just try to speak in English in a shop. Instead I opened my mouth and tried to ask for things in Polish. My first frightening experience […]Read more "Welcome to Poland – Welcome to Polish"
I’m Rob Wolff, an Englishman living in Poland. I was born and raised in London and that was my hometown for over two decades. Fate brought me to Poland for all the right reasons. I love it here but I miss my language. I want to communicate with the people here using the natural flow […]Read more "Who am I?"