Category Archives: Northern Poland


Original playout date: 9 September 2007
Duration: 1:41

Nice to see this old clip featuring a place I like which isn’t functioning any more and an old friend and colleague Robert Kamela with whom I worked in BDO starting 27 years ago and also in Grupa Strategia. Now he runs his own business in his own town, and I hear that he is doing well.
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Amber Palace

Original playout date: 9 September 2007
Duration: 12:39

“The Amber Palace in Strzekecino, near Koszalin,

and then afterwards driving through the heathland just southeast of Bobolice,

and the cloud formations on the road by Makowarsko.

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Re: Amazing Grace as you’ve never heard it before!

Original playout date: 6 September 2007
Duration: 2:23

It’s a lovely Baptist church wedding in Poland, and we are singing Amazing Grace in Polish.
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Wichita Lineman

Original playout date: 14 July 2007
Duration: 2:58

Just a bit of Karaoke whie driving in Poland’s West. This is Wichita Lineman, written by Jimmy Webb and performed originally by Glen Campbell, the epitome of driving music.
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Grudziądz revisited

Original playout date: 30 June 2007
Duration: 17:15

Having been roundly criticised by people from Grudziądz that my earlier film didn’t do justice to the city as I just did it from the car and didn’t show the town centre and the history, I determined to make another Grudziądz film, and in the meantime I had been back during a storm and couldn’t do it but here I finally deliver the goods.
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Wanna go to Wąbrzeżno?

Playout date: 7 June 2007
Duration: 9:33

Another look at a town in my beloved Northern part of Poland. At the time I felt that a lot of time had elapsed between taking the footage and uploading it as the difference was two months, down to the busy period, and maybe that’s where the current backlog started but right now I am in 2018 looking still at footage from 2013 and only just uploading it. Which is the main reason I stopped taking current footage. When I do get back to it, there will be a chance I hope to show how much change has taken place in the intervening years as Poland changes very quickly
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Golub-Dobrzyn revisited (for the first time)

Playout date: 23 May 2007
Duration: 5:57

We saw Golub-Dobrzyn already in the video “Car-aoke”, but here we have the chance to see it again.
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A drive through Grudziądz

Playout date: 21 May 2007
Duration: 15:10

This video has become a virtual comments fest from Grudziądzers not happy with this portrayal of their town, leading to the later “revisited” video.
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Poznaj Poznań part 2

Playout date: 7 May 2007
Duration: 7:32

An early case of covert filming, looking at the restaurant on Poznan’s old Square with the goats (symbol of the city) called “Pod Koziolkami”. A bit of a dingy dungeon downstairs but quite atmospheric.
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Not so dingy hotel room

Playout date: 6 May 2007
Duration: 7:44

Another hotel. It’s the IKAR in Poznan now. I took to doing hotel room reviews because oddly people liked it and asked for it.
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Playout date: 5 April 2007
Duration: 15:39

Again travelling to the north of the country of Poland, which I like very much.
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Random Environmentally Inspired Music #2


Playout date: 29 March 2007
Duration: 11:46

This is a drive through the Pomoranian Switzerland, one of the nicer parts of Poland you can visit, near Polczyn Zdroj.
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