The new building of MoMA Warsaw – yes or no?

The Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw – or what I like to call “MoMA Warsaw,” though its actual shorthand is MSN (Muzeum Sztuki Nowoczesnej) – has a new building under construction. That building is located in Plac Defilad, slap in the middle of central Warsaw. Plac Defilad, meaning ‘Parade Grounds’, is a communist urbanContinue reading “The new building of MoMA Warsaw – yes or no?”

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Snooper’s Paradise stuff

I’m not a fan of Snooper’s Paradise. I never was. But I go there from time to time, to see what’s new, to see what’s being sold and get some food for my eyes – searching for inspiration and whatnot, things like that. Snooper’s Paradise is a pretty well-known shop in Kensington Gardens, a veryContinue reading “Snooper’s Paradise stuff”

Couvent de la Tourette near Lyon

Just what it says on the tin – long story short, I was in a boring lecture on the first Friday of the term (and of 2023 as well) and I was surfing the web, then an ad popped up advertising cheap flights within Europe, so I started looking. There still are many countries inContinue reading “Couvent de la Tourette near Lyon”

I turned 25 – 2023 is here (duh)

Yeah, I know, surprise! As I’m writing this, it’s just past 10pm and I’m sitting on a Southern train to Brighton from East Croydon. I spent the last two weeks in Poland, mostly chilling at home, buying books, drinking coffee with various people in various places, and marvelling at how brown, grey, and yet stillContinue reading “I turned 25 – 2023 is here (duh)”