• Right Now, I’m Reading…

    “Catching the Big Fish” by David Lynch.
    Check out my previous book notes.

  • Bucketlist


    • Go on a long road-trip around Poland, starting with Polasie region.
    • Visit Japan.
    • Visit Disney World. (yeah, I know, I’m a big kid)


    • Publish an illustrated cookbook
    • Have the Polonist become a popular digital source of knowledge about Polish food that helps & inspires people.
    • Start a Youtube channel.
    • Spread what I’ve learned about Polish cuisine via an online course.
    • Make a free Polish Christmas Carol booklet with the texts in phonetics, so everyone can sing-along.
    • Go a full year without screen-time on Sundays.


    • Spend a night in a haunted castle.
    • Go plein-air painting again.
    • Host a themed dinner party.
    • Go in a helicopter.
    • Go in a hot air balloon.

    Skills & Crafts

    • Becoming calm & comfortable in front of camera.
    • Trying pottery and making my first plate.
    • Make a DIY neon/marquee light.
    • Return to oil-painting. Painting a portrait of my son.
    • Try out techniques of my favourite artists & document the results.
    • Be able to do at least one (sic!) perfect push up.
    • Plant a mini-balcony garden.


    • Be able to recognise (and pick!) most popular edible wild mushrooms.
    • Make my first jar of Polish pickles.
    • Master the art of pierogi-making.
    • Try foods I’m not eating, because I expect them to be disgusting: duck blood soup, herring in oil, jelly pig feet, tripe soup.
    • Teach my son to cook.
    • Learn the knife-skills, so I can chop like a pro!
    • Take a bartending class.