Episode 42 – POLcast’s 1st Birthday


In this episode you will hear:

How a young German sees the complicated relationship between Germany and Poland – the past and the present (part 1).

How it is possible to master the “impossibly difficult” Polish language when you are British.

How to travel the world with a young child and have extra fun.


• Johannes Schneider – a German, born and educated in Germany, who also lived for a number of years in Austria, now a Canadian, talks about his native country’s troubled past – WWII and its relationship with Poland (part 1 of the interview),

Richard Washington – a Brit, who has lived and worked in Poland for nearly 7 years, fully fluent in Polish, talks about his adventure of learning Polish,

• Sergiusz Pinkwart – a journalist, blogger, author and passionate traveller, specializing in travelling with a child and writing about it with his wife.

Also in this episode:

• POLcast’s 1st Birthday – our summary

• Roberto Galea, a Maltese radio journalist working in Poland, talks about his experience of living in Poland

• “Smacznego! Eating Polish” –  apple raisin cake

• Leonard Cohen in Polish.

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O Autorze:

POLcast is an English language podcast, a colourful audio magazine delivered directly to your smartphone, computer or tablet. POLcast is created for everybody interested in Poland. If you have a Polish customer, colleague, girlfriend or grandmother - you will hear something helping you to enrich these relations. Each episode brings you interesting interviews, historical facts, trivia and more.


  1. Jadwiga Wojtczak-Jarosz on

    My CONGRATULATIONS to both of you.

    And many happy returns for POLCAST !