Little brown bag

Little brown bag: The coming of obligatory separated organic rubbish collection to Brussels. I apply it with Swedish-style rigour, though no one else seems to.

Jazz heroes gallery

Jazz heroes from the roll-up blinds of Chausée de Louvain in Saint-Joos-ten-Noode. Many of the photos in this gallery originally appeared as illustrations a Stops and Stories post – “All that Jazz”.

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Remembrance Day 2016, Brussels

Remembrance Day 2016 as commemorated in Brussels and a meditation (or a rant) on the meaning of the day, plus an apology for the recent break in service. Also a little gallery of photos.

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Erasmus House – a Guided Tour

Erasmus House in Anderlecht: a guided tour of the house gives an introduction to Erasmus of Rotterdam – Renaissance scholar, Christian humanist, key figure in the pre-Reformation – and kicks up some questionable facts.