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Biking the Dunajec River Gorge [VIDEO]

The Dunajec River Gorge in southern Poland is a well known as a place to go rafting, but it was a mite chilly for that, so I went for the two-wheels-and-no-hypothermia option instead. Read more…

My Fraught Relationship with Plants [VIDEO]

Me and plants don’t get on. Actually, that’s probably a bit unfair, given that it suggests some kind of mutual responsibility for the situation.

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Secret Gigs in People’s Homes – the Sofar Sounds Experience [VIDEO]

My friend Adrian invited me to a gig recently in Warsaw, Poland, but I was having a few problems finding the thing. Read more…

Pszczyna – Getting Drenched in a Town I Can Barely Pronounce [Video]

I went to the town of Pszczyna recently, a place which, when I first came to Poland, I wouldn’t have been able to pronounce properly. Even now it still takes me a few goes, and perhaps a number of short meetings between my brain and my vocal equipment. Read more…

When First-Class Travel Is Worth It [VIDEO]

I’ve spent a surprising amount of time in my life trying to get work done on public transport. And on a recent faff-tour of Poland I came to the conclusion that there’s a secret weapon which, if you’re willing to pay for it, makes a big difference. Read more…

The Polish Sleeper Train – An Insomniac’s View [VIDEO]

Wroclaw to Gdansk is nearly 400km as the crow flies. The crow doesn’t offer a sleeper service, though, so I’ve decided to take the sleeper train. Read more…

TEDx Talk – Travel with a Narrative [VIDEO]

A few years ago I set out on a mission to learn how to dance like a Colombian. But I didn’t just learnt about dance – I learnt something else really cool in the process.
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Worst. Pitch. Ever.

How to Give a Terrible Pitch in 23 Easy Steps [VIDEO]

I recently gave this performance at the Tech Saturdays startup event in Wroclaw, Poland. They wanted me to do a deliberately bad pitch as a way of showing people some of the things to avoid. Read more…