I was very lucky... I was a teacher, so all parents were always bringing me food gifts... Coffee, real chocolate...Jan’s memory, born in 1930s
For me Christmas will always smell of citrus.Agnieszka, born in 1980s
The taste of ersatz chocolate – a short survey
- Very sweet and soft mixture of fat
- Margarine. Sweet, soft, a little bit of vanilla with some dye and a trace amount of cocoa
Kasia’s memory (born in 1980s)
I remember that my mum somehow obtained the real cocoa! … Kasia’s Cocoa Memory
Agnieszka, born in 1980s
Oranges and mandarins were practically impossible to buy throughout the year … Oranges and mandarins
As the famous Polish Scientific Publishers PWN Encyclopedia states ‘During the 1980s Poland saw a sharp development of rock music, quite stylistically diverse’. ‘Stylistically diverse’ becomes an understatement if we consider bands like Papa Dance, Republika or Kult…
In the 1980s The Jarocin Festival, known also as the Polish Woodstock, was the biggest festival of alternative music in the Eastern block.
Rysiek’s memory (born in 1970s)
From conversations when we were smoking cigarettes during school breaks, … Where did the ideas to go to the Jarocin Festival come from?
Kult is Cool
Kult is full … Kult is Cool
Basia, born in 1980
I remember that my parents’ friend had a name-day and they were invited to a party. They took me with them. All adults were in one room and I and the two other girls were playing in the other room. We had a fight over who is going to marry the vocalist out of Papa Dance and two guys out of Modern Talking. I was the youngest, so I got stuck with Dieter out of MT.
I am thirty years old and I dream of going back to fairytales.Bubble Revolution, Julia Holewińska
Far, far away there’s a land called Poland. Its history is full of powerful Polish men and, in general, remains silent about powerful women…
All the changes are blurring into one… Faces, protests, throwing furniture from the Polish United Workers’ Party’s buildings… So many people died for that freedom.Stasia’s memory, born in 1930s
Stasia’s memory, born in 1930s
All the changes are blurring into one… Faces, protests, throwing furniture from the Polish United Workers’ Party’s buildings… So many people died for that freedom.
Wszystkie przemiany zlewają się w jedno… Twarze, protesty, wyrzucanie mebli z budynków PZPR-u… Tyle ludzi zginęło za tę wolność…
The end of communism... Imagine that Spain would suddenly get a huge snowfall... We weren’t ready for that... We didn’t know what to do...Bogusia born in 1950s
Wojtek’s memory, born in 1950s
From 1989 I remember my travels to Hungary to sell tracksuits… My wife and I would buy cheap tracksuits in Poland … My travels to Hungary
ALWAYS: ‘WITH A CERTAIN DOZE OF SHYNESS’
Always period pads
Were the first ads … Always Pads
In 1989 from communism we became free
And Poland became a democracy. … Amway – Business Opportunities