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Mannekens Galore

I spotted these colourful little fellas in a shop in Brussels. They are, of course, multi-coloured versions of the famous Brussels landmark, the Manneken Pis (which translates as Little Man Pee in Marols, a […]
Mannekens Galore

Mother Christmas

Mother Christmas is busy making lace in a shop window close to the Grande Place in Brussels. Linked to Ruby Tuesday.

Flowery Brussels

The inner courtyard of Brussels’ Town Hall (Hotel de Ville) currently boasts an attractive flower display containing the black, yellow and red of the Belgian flag.  The surrounding pink hydrangea […]
Flowery Brussels

Keep Looking Up

 -Look Up, Look Down Challenge, Week 16 Every Thursday, I publish a post containing photos taken from above or below, and invite you to join in the challenge by posting your own photos with […]
Keep Looking Up

Old Buls

Movember could have been designed for this distinguished Belgian, Charles (or Karel) Buls, politician, writer and mayor of Brussels from 1881-1899. He was a great proponent of language equality, insisting […]
Old Buls