POLISH IMMIGRANTS SERIES
Ania plays with her granddaughter. She shares bedroom with her partner Remik, they both don’t speak English and are unable to search a better accommodation for themselves. The heating in their house is broken it didn’t work the whole winter. Ania has to get up every morning and make her cup of coffee with gloves on. Then she walks two miles to work. The price of rent they pay for their bedroom not cheap at all, but landlord said he is not going to fix the boiler or anything else in the house because he can’t afford it.
Ania works in bakery, regardless all her troubles she appreciates that she is able to live in UK. “I came here with help of God. It was not coincidence, it meant to be this way. My only dream is to learn English. I have been here four years but I don’t understand what people are saying to me. It’s my own fault, I live with Poles, I work with Poles, I even got myself damn Polish satellite so I can watch all Polish programs.”
Remik lost his job, sometimes he spends a lot of time in bed, his illness makes it difficult for him to move. He is angry with his home country where he couldn’t make decent living. He has been working in various locations in UK moving where the job was for nearly 10 years. He keeps looking for another job.