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Stories from travels in

Poland

Losing time

Many years ago, when I was living in London, I decided that the best thing about living in that particular capital was the number of

The Chairs that sit in Plac Bohaterów Getta Square

My grandfather had a chair by the fire that no one else sat in. My dad has one, too. I have my corner of the

There are no ugly women; just lazy ones

Helena Rubenstein, the world’s first self-made female millionaire, was born in Kraków, Poland, in 1872. She emigrated to Australia in 1902. With no money and little English,

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