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May Holiday Marathon

This year Easter was relatively late for Roman Catholics which normally wouldn’t be interesting, but this year began a long surreal period because not much more than a week later began the May holiday marathon. May 1 (aka Święto Pracy) … Continue reading

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Culture Creep Coming and Going

All Saint’s Day in Poland happened a few days ago. Normally every year at that time there are TV reports about the menace of the American holiday Halloween and experts say how it’s gaining a foothold in Poland (it’s not … Continue reading

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More Holidays than Strictly Necessary…

A total of four and a half days of my classes are cancelled at my institution between Maundy Thursday and May 10 (aka Sports Day*) and three more days (that I don’t have classes on) get the chop as well. … Continue reading

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