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Brussels’s Poppies

Poppies are a sign of fragility. In the village I grew up there were poppies growing on the border between the wheat fields and the countryside roads. The life of the poppy flowers was short, perhaps one or two days. … Continue reading

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My green grass from home

Belgian springtime Springtime is my favourite period of the year. Belgian winters are long, windy and humid. Spring comes in as a sort of incentive after several months of grey and short days, where one cannot see the sun very … Continue reading

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Evere’s Windmill and its cultural heartbeat

An old windmill in the heart of Evere Evere, one of Brussels’s districts, houses an old windmill, which is part of the Belgian cultural heritage. The Belgians claim that it is one of the last old windmills in Brussels, which … Continue reading

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Evere’s St. Vincent Church

We recently moved to Evere, one of the 19 municipalities of Brussels. Evere is a former Flemish village where its inhabitants grew radish and witloof. There are still parts of the today’s Evere, which preserve the countryside structure of the … Continue reading

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