Archive for Wrzesień, 2010

Thomas Cranmer Cranmer is one of Britain’s top bloggers. His articles are erudite and convincing. He explores the jungle  where politics and religion meet. He writing sets a standard that most of us can only aspire to, but then – having been born in 1489 – he has had rather longer than most to hone […]


John Le Carré reading from Our Kind of Traitor. Still from a video by BBC Audio Books. (Click image to see and hear John Le Carré read a 4 minute extract from Our Kind of Traitor, published today.) John Le Carré is simply Britain’s greatest living author. No one else comes anywhere near him in […]


Michael Dembinski – a reasonable man I cannot resist a challenge and Michael Dembinski sets three delicious ones in his latest post on W-wa Jeziorki. What is the Polish for ‚guidelines’, ‚reasonable’ and ‚discretion’? The first one is easy. It is ‚wskazówki’. Wskazówki can be physical like the hands on the watch, but they can […]


Two-thirds of Polish companies have problems finding employees, research carried out by the daily Puls Biznesu shows. Despite the economic slowdown and high unemployment rate, employers cannot find new workers. 61% of surveyed companies have problems recruiting employees and only 16% said this problem was alleviated during the ‚crisis’. 9% of companies consider the problem […]


Under the headline Poland needs more workers Polish Market Online reported that: Two-third of Polish companies have problems with finding employees, research carried out by „Puls Biznesu” daily shows. Despite the economic slowdown and high unemployment rate, employers cannot find labour force. 61% of surveyed companies have problems with acquiring employees and only 16% said […]