Monthly Archives: August 2014

Twitter: Semantic user and network profiles

Originally posted on A Walk Of Life:
Social media platforms and some well-known websites such as Google and Amazon customise the webpages they display to their users, based on their preferences and browsing habits. Therefore, the information in the browser…

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Help us identify this piece of music!

We do not get tired of Köln and the Kölner Dom, its famous cathedral. It looks different every time we get there, probably because of the day light intensity, weather, our mood or the moment of the year. This summer … Continue reading

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The Magic Begonia Carpet of Grand-Place in Brussels

It is not easy to “catch” the begonia carpet entirely into a picture, unless you are suspended somewhere in the sky or on a high building around Grand-Place in Brussels. A solution to introduce the carpet entirely is this video. The … Continue reading

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The making of the begonia carpet in Brussels’s Grand-Place

Every two years, since 1971, the Grand-Place in Brussels wears a large begonia carpet, which is the creation of the famous florist artists from Ghent in Belgium. Each carpet features a different theme, with unique patterns, which relate to an … Continue reading

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A journey to one-of-a-kind place: Blooming Grand-Place in Brussels

Every two years in August, Brussels’s Grand-Place turns into a huge begonia carpet. The biannual event is already a well-established tradition since 1971, when it has first happened. The Grand-Place wears a living carpet made out of flowers which are … Continue reading

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A journey to one-of-a-kind place: Kölner Dom

When I moved to Brussels 14 years ago someone asked me whether I have ever visited Cologne. ‘What is Cologne?’ I replied. ‘A city in Germany’ was the answer. ‘I have never heard of it’ I said. I could easily … Continue reading

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