A British guy walks into a bar. He sits down and orders a coffee. The Polish waitress returns with his flat white and a polite smile. 'What are you smiling about,' says the British guy, 'You're leaving soon anyway.' His mistress seems quite entertained by his answer as their laughter immediately erases poor Agnieszka's smile. … Continue reading Dear Britons, Her Majesty and Her Royal immigrants.
I wrote this post and then read it again. I read it a few times and I'm still not really sure why I wrote it. But I kind of think I should post it. So here it goes: I turned 30 last month. No big deal really. I never took aging too seriously nor did … Continue reading I’m not a snob. I’m just 30.
Not quite sure who's shooting who.
I take it my civil duty as an immigrant to have a go at the Brits and the stereotypes about them. After all this is something they taught us at our English lessons at school. There’s one thing that makes way more sense to me than before coming to the island: The Pythons. Not in … Continue reading So there’s this thing about the English
And the worst thing is that I’m addicted to stuff that doesn’t really exist in the physical world. Well, that’s basically the description of any addiction really. People don’t do coke because blowing white powder up your nose feels so incredibly good but because of what happens in your brain after you do it. And … Continue reading Hi, my name is Maj and I’m an addict.
As one might expect there's also a B-side to this being an immigrant thing. It’s not my intention to complain and lament or wanting anyone to feel sorry for me. It’s just that every time I read an interview with someone who decided to live abroad – in Slovenia anyone moving abroad is considered interesting … Continue reading A begginers guide to being an immigrant (pt. 3)
One thing you want to do when moving to a completely new place is keep your old habits. The sooner you start with them the better. They will make you feel more at home and less like a stranger. If you were jogging back at home keep jogging here. Two weeks of running around new … Continue reading A begginers guide to being an immigrant (pt. 2)