Hippos of St Lucia

There are more than just hippos in the St Lucia wetlands – try crocs, for instance. Between them, the hippos and the crocs make swimming a little … unhygienic, shall we say. In any case, not good for your health. Rob and I visited in 2012, and though we saw more than a few crocs…

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Brussels in Black-and-White

Brussels in colour, as I wrote in my post last week, says something about the city’s vibrancy, diversity, liveliness, charm. Brussels in Black-and-White offers an alternative view, a different kind of feeling, depending of course on the subject matter, composition and that kind of thing. Here is a different view of the Grand Place from…

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Colourful Brussels

Me: I was in Brussels last week, as you know from my last post, on a four day visit, arriving on Saturday, late afternoon, and leaving at sparrowfart on Wednesday morning. That meant a day-and-a-bit of sightseeing, followed by two eleven hour days of meetings and discussions focused on the EU Youth Guarantee, and the…

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Bird photographer at dawn

I will be in Brussels when this post appears, traveling for a few days on business. To keep the customers satisfied, I have scheduled this post in my absence: a photograph of a solitary photographer, reflected through the reeds, in the mirror-like waters of the vlei at Marievale – a mirror of myself, in a…

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