Romance at the End of WWII

The artist Marek Zulawski, translation & Polish-British cultureHi,This week I've translated a story about a girlfriend my father had during WWII. She made quite an impression on him.---A clashing of worlds Bush House, former home of the BBC World...

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Jun 20, 2024
A Fairy Tale about a Happy Man

The artist Marek Zulawski, translation & Polish-British cultureHi,What with my grandfather Jerzy Żuławski's 150th anniversary this year, I thought I'd translate something of his. It's the start of a short story he wrote called A Fairy Tale about...

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Jun 06, 2024
Israel's First War in 3000 Years

The artist Marek Zulawski, translation & Polish-British cultureHi,Moving away from all the drinking and sex that you're used to reading about in this newsletter, I thought I'd translate something less controversial...Yep, my father's thoughts on...

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May 23, 2024
The Reality of Threesomes

The artist Marek Zulawski, translation & Polish-British cultureHi,My father was a womaniser throughout his life.Once I realised, as a teenager, that he had had countless lovers and carried on a polyamorous (some would just say adulterous) persona...

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May 09, 2024
A Drunken Fight with a Waiter, 1930

The artist Marek Zulawski, translation & Polish-British cultureHi,This week I've translated another alcohol-fuelled story from my father Marek's youth.Much like in the last drunken episode I translated, about the last NYE before WWII, he used min...

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Apr 25, 2024