(NOTE: This post was in the works for some time. I've only got around to posting it now, so enjoy.)
Well, it's 2011.
Last night was Noc Sylwesterowa (or just Sylwester), New Year's Eve. Warsaw—specifically Plac Konstytucji— was treated to a concert by Roxette (anyone remember them?) and a fireworks show. From Centrum to Politechnika, a raucous cheap-wine-swilling crowd formed and danced to '80s pop music. The slush on the street was trodden many times over, plus the broken wine bottles made it pretty edgy. There was a small town of portapotties that could have serviced Woodstock. It was a pretty good time; I had fun.
Swans growing up - Every year, the miracle happens. I observed them as day-old hatchlings, I watched them growing larger through the summer months and the early autumn, until...
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