Baszta ProgFest, Ostrzeszów, 2019

Ostrzeszów is a town in the mid-south and west of Poland which has been extant since around the 1280s. In the 1300s King Kazimierz III The Great had a castle built in the town to serve in both a defensive and administrative role. The castle was essentially a rectangular brick enclosure, 27 metres by 39 … Continue reading Baszta ProgFest, Ostrzeszów, 2019

Come to Gdańsk they said… Part 2

Come to Gdańsk they said, it’ll be fun they said.Part 2, in which I go to Gdańsk and then to Łódź.Adventures in Poland, Polish beer and Polish progressive rock. I intended to write this, and its predecessor, Come to Gdańsk they said… Part 1, a lot closer to the time when these events happened, while … Continue reading Come to Gdańsk they said… Part 2

Poznań for the weekend? Yeah!

I went to Poznań for the weekend, well, 24 hours and 19 minutes... I left home just after 07.00 on Saturday and, despite the Stansted Express being more like a local stopping train and then the chap at the bag-drop losing my boarding pass and having to print me another, I touched-down at Poznań Airport … Continue reading Poznań for the weekend? Yeah!