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Four Seasons in One Day

There is perhaps some irony in the fact that, yesterday, whilst languorously sunning myself on the terrace in the 28 degree evening heat, I thought: “I must write […]

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Summer Rain, Naked Cyclists and Pigeon Poo

It was unusual waking up to the sound of rain this morning. Despite the Belgians’ protestations of near-constant bad weather here in Brussels, I have found it generally […]

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Fashion Faux Pas, Kamikaze Bus Drivers and S.A.D

I’ve come a long way since the unfortunate incident with the dog poo in my first week in Belgium, but judging by the looks I received today on […]

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Dog Poo, Traffic Lights and Other Belgian Delights

Dog poo is a problem here in Brussels, as I found out to my chagrin on my way to work in my very first week. Once you’ve slipped […]

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New Year in Brussels

As another year begins I find myself settling back into Brussels life. After a frenetic Christmas back in the UK catching up with family and friends I’m happy […]

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Week Five Update

It’s been just over five weeks since we moved to Brussels and so far it’s going really well. We’ve now moved out of our temporary ‘box’ flat into […]

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On Overstimulation (aka the ‘Strung-out Subconscious’)

It’s been less than three weeks since I packed up my belongings, bade London – my home of ten years – goodbye and set off for pastures new […]

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Settling In

It’s been eleven days since I arrived in Brussels to start my new life. In some respects the move has felt seamless, natural and entirely without stress: We […]

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And So To Brussels…

Five months ago, when my boyfriend first raised the possibility of a move to Belgium for his work, I didn’t really see it happening. Having lived in London […]

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