Category Archives: Belgium

Brussels Lesbians

I was intrigued when I first saw this poster. Then kinda disappointed. Advertisements

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The Great Pacifier Mystery (5)

And the last episode. A chance to practice your French. Look out for the sheep. Priceless. Back to the first

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The Great Pacifier Mystery (4)

Is it art? Previous episode | Next episode

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The Great Pacifier Mystery (3)

Ted looks to the renaissance science of perspective for an answer. Previous episode | Next episode

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The Giant Pacifier Mystery (2)

For all those crazy to find the next episode of Ted’s inquiry, and unable to negotiate a youtube search (you know who you are), here it is. Previous episode | Next episode

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The Giant Pacifier Mystery

With elections approaching, there’s much debate about immigration and integration here in Belgium. Whether it’s poor (African, Turkish) immigrants or rich (western) expats, the Flemish nationalist Vlaams Belang party don’t like us foreigners much. But here’s a cool example of the fusion of the … Continue reading

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Belgian Seaside

I love the seaside but in the 12 years living here I’d only been to the Belgian coast on a couple of day trips. I didn’t know what I’d been missing until we went for a week – in February. … Continue reading

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Sperm Surge in Belgium

Flemish men are much more potent now than they were 15 years ago, according to the latest scientific study. The dramatic improvement started in 1995 – the same year that I arrived in Belgium. However, no statistically significant correlation has … Continue reading

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Public Smoking Ban

Seven weeks into giving up the fags and I’m finally ready to risk going to a pub again. After all, from 1 January 2007, smoking is banned in all public places in Belgium right? Oh, I see. All public places … Continue reading

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Cheap as Chips?

Oh dear. First it was beer price rises, now a poor potato harvest sends the price of chips soaring. What greater calamity can afflict the Belgian working man? I suppose they’ll be putting up the price of fags next. Oh. … Continue reading

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