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My first breakfast

As I am still on Turkish time, one hour ahead, I got up early and walked out for a breakfast. It is quite cool and some drizzle. 44 more words


People watching...

…Surely the nicest thing to do in France!

This week submission for Illustration Friday on the theme “People”


La Closerie des Lilas, c'est mon dada

Je ne suis pas Parisienne. En fait, je suis tout l’opposé. J’appartiens à une, et peut-être la, catégorie de Français que les habitants de notre capitale exècrent le plus. 842 more words



We thought it only fitting on Belgian National Day to treat ourselves to some traditional Belgain cuisine for lunch. After enjoying some of the day’s morning activites at the Place Royale, the Place de Palais and the Sablon, we made our way to the quieter streets of the Marolles for a leisurely lunch at Brasserie Ploegmans (Dutch for “ploughman”). 407 more words


Picture-Postcard Namur

An hour tranquil train ride heading south from Brussels is a picturesque city in the French-speaking region of Wallonia. Going to Namur the day after Brussels turned out to be rather refreshing; alternating the days between the capital’s hustle and bustle and the southern town’s laid back ambience. 467 more words


Le 138

I have this really bad habit of going to great bars, forgetting to write down their names and then, weeks later, trying to recall them. Conversations then go something like this: 276 more words

Kate Ross

July 30, 2015

Detail. Bottling machine at the La Parisienne brewery. Visit courtesy of them and the Marais Running Club!