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Brussels – part 2 – how to see ‘Europe’ in a day!

Posted on August 18, 2016 by Sioux under General

  On the only full day I had in Brussels, I did the hop-on-hop-off bus tour and spent quite a few hours tramping about in ‘Mini-Europe’, a massive park located in Bruparck at the foot of the Atomium in Brussels. The Atomium is a building in Brussels originally constructed for ‘Expo 58’, the 1958 Brussels World Fair. The massive structure is visible from all over […]

Brussels – Smurfs, Chocolate and Manneken Pis!

Posted on August 15, 2016 by Sioux under General

  From Paris, I headed to a friend in Brussels, after an invitation over beers in London. The train trip from Paris to Brussels wasn’t too long and the station I got off at was very close to where the bombings had been, at Maalbeek Metro. Floral tributes, long dried out, were still there. The […]

Fab place to work

Posted on August 1, 2016 by Sioux under Green Door

  An unexpected one week placement in Lenham, gained me a new friend and client. I cared for a gentleman while his wife had a break.   My room had a stunning view into the gardens of a beautiful home in the quintessential English countryside, I had some fabulous walks down lanes, exploring over fences […]