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Research for novel: Poland vs Scotland


cynthiaaddison  
12 Nov 2006 /  #1
I am a writer, writing a novel, supported by the Scottish Arts Council, based on the experiences of a young Polish man who has come over recently to work near Inverness, in the Highlands. I would like to ask anyone who is a recent arrival from Poland:

1. what did you first notice about Scotland? In what way was it most different from poland?
2. do you miss Poland? what do you miss most?
3. what do you think of Scottish people?
4.have they always welcomed you, or have you felt unhappy with your treatment?

I would be so grateful for any help with this research, and promise to mention you in my acknowledgements. If you live near Inverness, I will buy you lunch!

- Cynthia

very interesting site!
Arrgghh!!  
16 Nov 2006 /  #2
The Scottish Arts Council are gonna pay you for this? They must have money to burn... or a serious social problem with the massive influx of Poles. I've heard that the Polish invasion is having its greatest resistance in Scotland...

I suggest you visit Poland, preferably in the depths of winter. Then maybe you'll understand a few things about Poles and Poland. Flights from Edinburgh will cost you about 2.5pence + three marbules, if you time it right.

(Sorry, not trying to be patronizing here; though I am everywhere else on this wonderful site!).
miranda  
16 Nov 2006 /  #3
(Sorry, not trying to be patronizing here; though I am everywhere else on this wonderful site!).

ya......and I have just had about enough of your comments.
Arrgghh!!  
16 Nov 2006 /  #4
I have just had about enough of your comments

Well, just stop reading them. The whole internet is at your fingertips...
miranda  
17 Nov 2006 /  #5
very interesting site!

to say the least. Good luck with your project.Sounds interesting, let me know how it went.
Have you written anything else?. I would be interested.

All the best.
Grzegorz_ 51 | 6,163  
20 Nov 2006 /  #6
Scots are these guys wereing skirts ?

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