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EASTER IN LOCK-DOWN – Covid-19 stories

EASTER IN LOCK-DOWN – Covid-19 stories

10 April at 08:44 · EASTER IN LOCK-DOWN - Covid-19 stories S T O R I E S   f r o m     K R A K O W It's Easter Friday. Back in South Africa, the lock-down has been extended with a further 2 weeks following on the European countries example. For us here in Krakow,...

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THE REALITY OF MEDICAL EMERGENCIES AMIDST COVID-19 

THE REALITY OF MEDICAL EMERGENCIES AMIDST COVID-19 

THE REALITY OF MEDICAL EMERGENCIES AMIDST COVID-19 7 April at 10:27 ·  Today is a big day for me. We as a family are dealing with a lot both here in Krakow, Poland and in Cape Town, South Africa. The 3 men in my life are occupying all of my mind. I cannot help but to...

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WHEN THE WORLD STOOD STILL

WHEN THE WORLD STOOD STILL

WHEN THE WORLD STOOD STILL STRICTER LOCK-DOWN REGULATIONS FOR POLAND 31 March at 13:20 · And so on Day 19 of the lock down, at 12:00 midday, the Polish Government just imposed STRICTER rules in their quest to combat COVID-19 POLISH GOVT ANNOUNCED NEW STRICTER...

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EXPAT STORIES …from my home to yours

EXPAT STORIES …from my home to yours

EXPAT STORIES ...from my home to yours 2 April 2020 As most of humanity find themselves under Covid-19 lock-down, we start seeing things in a different light. For one his house is suddenly as a big and luxurious castle, for another, a battlefield and for some, that...

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In the rush “back to normal”

In the rush “back to normal”

29 March at 14:01 · We all feel the need to rush back to “normal” When one is confined to the rooms of your home, the rooms in our homes becomes filled with doors.  Doors we can either open or leave shut closed. The choice is truly ours and only ours. So, in the rush...

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EMOTIONS ARE RUNNING HIGH – Expat Stories

EMOTIONS ARE RUNNING HIGH – Expat Stories

23 March at 21:10 · S T O R I E S   from    K R A K O W Emotions is running high in the Solodkowski home tonight. Amidst this global pandemic, we also have friends and close family members alike, who soldier through their own health battles. My dad of 82 has been...

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FIND SILENCE

FIND SILENCE

FIND SILENCE - stories from Krakow 19 March at 16:03 · We sit silently and watch the world being turned upside down by this global disease. The consequences are devastating on almost every level. Trade markets crashed. Businesses shut down. Schools shut down. The...

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LANGUAGE BARRIERS – The Struggle is Real

LANGUAGE BARRIERS – The Struggle is Real

19 March at 09:07 · S T O R I E S from K R A KNOW -  Moving to Poland   I just spent 2 days getting through 3 weeks of laundry (family of 3). We emigrated 2 weeks ago and it was a laundry pile up from the last 3 days prior to leaving SA, through the travels &...

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POLAND GOING UNDER LOCK DOWN – COVID-19

POLAND GOING UNDER LOCK DOWN – COVID-19

  "The world will reset itself. Hopefully we will all realise how connected we all are, and that we need to look after each other and everything that lives. Focus on what is totally necessary and not on what is greed related."   13 March at 20:55 · Kraków ·...

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W E L C O M E       T O        K R A K O W

W E L C O M E T O K R A K O W

11 March ·  ON OUR WAY TO KRAKOW  Traveling by Express Train is a first for both me and my son. We are on our way from Warsaw to Krakow where we will be viewing apartments. This image was taken and posted from the Express Train traveling to Krakow. It's the little...

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DIARY OF AN EXPAT

DIARY OF AN EXPAT

WEEK 1 In the coming weeks, I will be publishing blog posts from "DIARY OF AND EXPAT" with insets, albums, history and videos to document our experiences, both in professional and personal capacity. Emigrating amidst Covid-19 certainly has had its challenges. The...

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