Friet, beer and other clichés December 30th 2010 The temperature display in the car says -14.5°C as we are about to depart on our trip to Belgium. It's Boxing Day, and we just spent a good twenty minutes trying to free the car of snow and tenacious, solid ice. Even the inside of the windscreen was frozen, so was the door panelling, surprisingly. Mounds of snow confine the car to its parking spot, making it a bit of a task to pull out. Now I don ... read more
Europe » Belgium » East Flanders » Gent Belgium became independent from the Netherlands in 1830 and was occupied by Germany during World Wars I and II. It has prospered in the past half century as a modern, technologically advanced European state and member of NATO and the EU. Tensions bet... ... read more
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"And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee" Matthew 5:29
"You don’t do that to no lady. You gonna get it now, fool." Mr. T
"Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist." George Carlin
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