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rosy-cole's picture
Jun.18.2012
(continued from yesterday's post) Leo had had the good fortune to pass the night in a shared tent with straw for a pillow and a blanket to cover him. Against the din of thunder and driving rain, the murmurous sounds of coupling infiltrated his shallow sleep, the tender attentions of those...
manny-pacheco's picture
Jun.18.2011
Forgotten Hollywood Forgotten History has been officially added to the catalogue at CINEMATEK. This prestigious site is located in the heart of Brussels. According to a press  release from the Belgian Tourist Office: CINEMATEK is a completely rebuilt film museum; a permanent exhibition space for...
bernadette-jansen-op-de-haar's picture
Sep.27.2010
There are many Anglophiles and Francophiles in The Netherlands, people who adore respectively England and France. There are also quite a few America Experts, a wide-ranging concept in my opinion. Does it mean that you are an authority on McDonald’s activities, know the ins and outs of Wall Street...
rosy-cole's picture
Jun.18.2010
                        One hundred and ninety-five years ago today, Britain narrowly escaped absorption into the French Empire in a decisive engagement which put an end to the career of a General whose activities had convulsed Europe...
warren-adie-riley's picture
Apr.16.2010
"Goldman Sachs. The Vampire Squid".  What is Goldman Sachs? The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a global investment banking and securities firm which engages in investment banking, securities services, investment management and other financial services primarily with institutional clients....
matt-beynon-rees's picture
Feb.07.2010
Crime fiction blog The Rap Sheet runs a weekly feature asking authors to write about a "forgotten" book that merits new attention. This last week the blog's editor asked me to suggest a book. I wrote about Georges Simenon's "The Saint-Fiacre Affair" (aka "Maigret Goes Home...
tania-hershman's picture
Mar.08.2009
I never thought it would come to this, but I actually wandered the streets with my laptop searching for WiFi to steal! As you might surmise, I found it, and am now sitting on the Poperinge pavement, my back against the glass front of the pharmacy on the town square (closed on Sundays), listening to...
tania-hershman's picture
Mar.04.2009
(Cross-posted with TaniaWrites) Yes, Ghent is fabulous and not because it seems to have a chocolate-shop-to-person ratio of 1:1, but because it has a coffee shop with Free WiFi! Yay, back to my own keyboard, back to Google and Facebook not in Flemish (that was tough). I came here for the day,...
tania-hershman's picture
Mar.03.2009
(Cross-posted with TaniaWrites)  It is with great difficulty that I type this - not because of any physical impairment, but because the keyboard in the local library here in the Belgian town of Poperinge has moved the keys around. "A" is in the top left corner, "M" is off the...
judy-jones's picture
Feb.01.2009
On Wednesday; February 4th at 9am PST, 12pm EST, The Judy Joy Jones Show Theme Music by Stefan Meylers will be premiered @ http://www.judyjoyjonesshow.com.   Stefan Meylaers is a brilliant classical composer & concert pianist, who is a member of The Belgian Composers Association. His music...