Category Archives: Southern Poland

From Russia with love to Lazy Silesia


Original YT playout date: 30 August 2008
Duration: 23:18

Katya Zheleznova from Samara in Russia weds my friend and fellow evangelical Christian Przemyslaw Gola in the delightfully named Silesian town of Lazy. I was priveleged to be invited to attend. Events conspired for me to be too late for the ceremony, but here is footage from the marriage supper afterwards, and some photos of the happy couple and guests. Polish viewers don’t miss Przemek’s internet portal on http://www.protestanci.org – it has the biggest audio library of sermons in Polish anywhere online.

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Train of thought and hooligan caught


Original YT playout date: 11 May 2008
Duration: 12:48

My friends and I take a train to Krakow and enjoy the scenery going down. You’ll see a lot of apple and pear trees in blossom. Whilst looking at a palace we are selling I witness a person behaving in a hooliganistic manner. Despite his arm-flamenco, he is not as fast at hiding his face as my camera is at catching it, and so he is immortalised for his vandalistic deed forever. I didn’t manage to get his mate who pushed him over the hedge in the first place, though, unfortunately…
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A Night in Wrocław


Original YT playout date: 12 April 2008
Duration: 15:48

“Which is pretty much what it says it is. This is a bit different because I’m still getting used to the new editing software I bought. The images are too dark, but I don’t get a lot of leeway there – I film when I’ve got free time, and that usually tends to be the evening hours.

Anyway, enjoy the atmosphere of this stroll, meal and also drive in night-time Wroclaw.”
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Kazimierz Dolny


Original playout date: 27 January 2008
Duration: 4:58

We had a day ouot invited by our friends Peter and Maria to their home in Kazimierz Dolny, and we saw many things, recorded in an interesting gallery section as well as moving footage later.
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Aquarium in Krakow Radisson


Original playout date: 27 January 2008
Duration: 2:18

Here is a quick shorty showing the lovely tank at the Krakow Radisson, and revealing the biological timebomb already inherent in the set up.
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Minette on the Inter-City Train to Kraków


Original playout date: 27 January 2008
Duration: 15:36

When working in Russian TV I met this delightful trio as their manager was a friend of mine. Most of these songs got banned from our station, but I got given the rights to use for my productions. They were fun people but the band never really got off the ground, being eclipsed by another of his groups, TaTu.
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Weekend in the Beskid Mountains


Original playout date: 26 October 2007
Duration: 13:15

“We had a little weekend in June away in the southern part of Silesia, in Szczyrk and here you can see glimpses of what we did and what we saw.

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Alsace Series #1


Original playout date: 26 July 2007
Duration: 6:56

Developing the idea of “series” from trips, here is the first in another series, namely the Alsace family holiday we had in 2007 mmeeting my parents over at their friends’ place in Alsace. In this first film we see where we spend the first night in Legnica. The second day we crossed Germany and saw among other things a crop fire.
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Huliganov’s “Enser Me My Loff”


Original playout date: 23 June 2007
Duration: 2:40

Being Huli another time and doing Car-aoke once again on the way to Katowice, with the classic “Answer me, my love”
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Promnice castle


Original playout date: 17 June 2007
Duration: 2:15

This was another video just experimenting with technology, in this case the onboard videomaking wizard at the time new n YouTube. The result seems to work, but doesn’t give all the options of normal post-production software, so that was the only time I used it.
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Huliganov’s Presley Caraoke


Original playout date: 14 June 2007
Duration: 3:24

A pun-charged version of “Can’t help falling in love” performed by Huliganov on the road down to Katowice
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Zabrze


Playout date: 10 June 2007
Duration: 6:58

Hotel Zabrze is where we are staying, and I enjoyed staying there. Other than comfy rooms and good food, they have a museum in the car park of old transport means, including a one-horse open sleigh.
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