Tag Archives: Belgium

Do people really feel beauty?

I recently received an interesting comment from a frequent visitor to my blog. John the First, as he styles himself, quoted from my January 31 post, “Learn more about classicism,” that “Europeans are surrounded by beauty.” He wrote: I live … Continue reading

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Brussels under dark skies

The world stands with Brussels now that it has come under the ire of ISIS. The beauty of Brussels makes it a prime target for terrorist uglies. I have been to Bruges but not to Brussels. The elegance of the … Continue reading

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Ugly Belgian House blog!

I just spent some good quality time with the Ugly Belgian Houses blog. Its originator, who self-identifies only as “@hannes_BHC,” has only this to say to explain the blog: “Because most Belgian houses suck. Even mine. Seriously. My English sucks … Continue reading

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