Monthly Archives: December 2012

Film review – ‘September Eleven 1683’ or: How the Poles lost the Battle of Vienna 330 years after the fighting ended

by Mateusz Zatonski The Battle of Vienna, which saw a league of Christian European states defeat the Ottoman Imperial forces at the gates of the Habsburg city, has a prominent place in the Polish historical psyche. Most Polish schoolchildren are taught from an early age that it was thanks to the brave Polish cavalry led […]

Looking for All Things Nordic? The Nordic Bakery in London

by Anna-Cara Keim Who doesn’t like a crusty and sweet cinnamon bun and a good, strong cup of coffee served in a chic, but relaxing environment? This must have been exactly what Jahli Wahlsten must have thought when he set out to open his first Scandinavian style café on Golden Square in Soho in 2007. […]

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