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Archive for the 'This is Not Belgium' Category

Climate Shock…

Sunday, December 8th, 2013

First time in a little more than 10 years I am in Brussels during late fall… It is rather tough… More on ‘This is not Belgium’ HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE and HERE.

The first one was a Kodak Brownie…

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

A last visit to the Atomium, the place where I took my first photographs in 1958 with a Kodak Brownie given to me by my father, and I’m flying back to Phnom Penh today, trying to catch up with post-elections developments there. More on Belgium at these links: here, here, and here. And more recently […]

Abdication/Coronation festivities for Belgian Royals…

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

A big crowd of Belgians attended the festivities held on the occasion of King AlbertII abdicating in favour of his son King Philippe/Filip. The sun shone bright. Also see here when King Baudouin passed away and AlbertII became King. More on Belgium at these links: here, here, and here. And more recently here and here.

Belgium Warming Up For Coronation

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

Well, at least Brussels is warming up for the coronation of King Philippe/Filip. Saturday it was about going to the ‘Foire du Midi’ followed by dancing, eating sausages or snails, drinking beer and dancing with a crown saying ‘merci’ to abdicating Albert II on your head. Also see here when King Baudouin passed away and […]

Golden Spurs Celebration…

Friday, July 12th, 2013

In the series ‘This is not Belgium’… On July 11th in 1302, a bunch of Flemish beat the shit out of an army of French knights and took their golden spurs as a trophy. So goes the story… It has become the day for the Flemish Community of Belgium to remind the other French speaking […]

Checking It Out…

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Checking out things in the other Kingdom of Wonder… I’m off to Brussels tonight. Staying there for the next three weeks… More on Belgium at these links: here, here, and here. And more recently here and here.

King Goes, King Comes…

Thursday, July 4th, 2013

King Albert II abdicated in favour of Prince Filip. Here is when King Baudouin passed away and he became King. And yes, this is happening in Belgium. More on Belgium at these links: here, here, and here. And more recently here and here.

This is not Belgium: before I left

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

With the ‘This is not Belgium’ project in the back of my head, I re-edited part of my Belgium photographs taken in the ’70′s and 80′s, before I started travelling. They are available now on my website. Here for the years 1972 to 7979, here for the years 1980 and 1981, and here for the […]