Krystyna Janda in Dublin

On Saturday I went to a meeting with Krystyna Janda presented by The National Creativity Centre Foundation, in the National Gallery in Dublin. The meeting principally took the form of a questions and answers session, conducted by the famous Polish director Krzysztof Zanussi, ahead of the Irish première of Krystyna Janda's monologue adaptation of Vedrana…

Katyń

Caught Andrzej Wajda's Katyń this week as part of the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival and have to say I was fairly impressed. It will probably be the only film I'll see since the prices go up at this time of year, and indeed I was quite lucky to catch this one since the first…

Travels in the Shadow of the Curtain

Despite it feeling like almost yesterday, a fortnight has already passed since I returned from this year's travels. With the jet-set revolution in full swing, and RyanAir's European footprint under continuous eastward expansion, I took the opportunity this year to expand my own carbon footprint and head to the east. Armed with a smattering of…