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Michael Dembinski
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New Nikons on the way!
Very excited by news that Nikon,  my camera-maker of choice, is about to release new models. Thanks to my neighbour Tomek for flagging up the impending release of the CoolPix P1000 superzoom with an amazing 24-3000mm (equivalent) lens. If its predecessor wa...
New Nikons on the way!
New Nikons on the way!
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Hala Gwardia, Hala Mirowska
Having written about Koszyki last Friday, it's time to write about the other two surviving enclosed markets of Warsaw - Hala Mirowska and Hala Gwardii, also built around the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. The two buildings can be treated as one comple...
Hala Gwardia, Hala Mirowska
Hala Gwardia, Hala Mirowska
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New bus stop for Karczunkowska
Summer is the time for minor tweaks to Warsaw's public transport system, new routes introduced, roadworks, trasy zmienione - yesterday Jeziorki got a brand new bus stop. Well, two - one in each direction. Named Pozytywki for the road that branches off ul. K...
New bus stop for Karczunkowska
New bus stop for Karczunkowska
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Health, physical and spiritual
Zdrowie, to najważniejsze , goes the Polish saying, often uttered while raising toasts. Health is certainly extremely important to us - but is it the most important? Question - would you rather swap a fit and healthy body within which sits a troubled mind, ...
Health, physical and spiritual
Health, physical and spiritual
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Koszyki
Pre-war Warsaw had four large indoor markets, three of which have survived. The first to have been renovated was Hala Koszyki (on ul. Koszykowa). A splendid redevelopment, turning a down-at-heel and dull market into three floors of post-industrial retail-an...
Koszyki
Koszyki
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Rainy summer Warsaw moods
One I've done before, but it works well. Outside W-wa Śródmieście station, there's a puddle which has been there for years ( see this post from 2014 ) into which falls a reflection of the Palace of Culture. Stand here and catch the commuters and tourists pa...
Rainy summer Warsaw moods
Rainy summer Warsaw moods
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The weightless economy
The developed world's gross domestic product is growing below-trend; bouncing back from such a dip as the global financial crisis it should be doing better than it is. One reason is that the way GDP is measured still concentrates on physical goods and servi...
The weightless economy
The weightless economy
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Grodzisk Mazowiecki revisited
Back after nearly five years in Grodzisk Mazowiecki, I pass through its lovely railway station on my way to a business meeting. And on my way back, I stop to take some shots to see how the place has changed. Worth noting that according to official stats, re...
Grodzisk Mazowiecki revisited
Grodzisk Mazowiecki revisited
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High summer, Jakubowizna
Back in Poland, I venture down by train today to spend a bit of time relaxing on my działka . Jakubowizna is looking fine in high summer; the fruit season is coming on. Below: on my road there are plenty of orchards, the apples still three months away from ...
High summer, Jakubowizna
High summer, Jakubowizna
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West Ealing to Castlebar Park - waiting for Crossrail
All change at West Ealing! Work on getting the new Elizabeth Line ready (as London's Crossrail will be called) is reaching the end, and for West Ealing - the nearest mainline station to my father's house - a new importance. No longer a sleepy stop where inf...
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