Prehistoric DIY
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Prehistoric DIY

The Brussels Natural Sciences Museum – apart from being living proof that Belgium basically INVENTED THE DINOSAUR – often has brilliant exhibitions. For anyone dinosaur inclined, the permanent “Paléo-LAB” is well worth a visit sometime: it’s a sort of Generation Game with dinosaurs where you get, among other things, a box of enormous bones from which … Continue reading

Pépin La Lune
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Pépin La Lune

A rainy Saturday on the Sablon.. Two half and halfs to the wind and an ill-advised stop for caramels at Patrick Roger.. and I come across beautiful Pépin La Lune. Sigh. Even though my own children are basically too big for fripperies from chic and delightful kids’ stuff shops, and would far rather have hard … Continue reading

Ah Bon?
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Ah Bon?

Ah, hippies. I love hippies, bless their matted white person dreadlocks and their persistent odour of patchouli. I should do: I was raised by them, sort of. It’s a long story, from another age, of muesli malnutrition and Greenham common, Woodcraft Folk, rainbow sweaters and cakes made with carob. It was a simpler time then, … Continue reading