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On Being Boring

I moved from London to Brussels with my husband nearly 10 years ago. When I told people we were moving, the news was greeted with bemusement: why did we want to move to a city that was possibly the most boring place on earth? Ten years later and I can honestly say that I've had more fun here than I ever did living in London. It might not be the most exciting city in the world but it is a fantastic place to live. It is full of hidden treasures that you probably never get to see as a tourist: wonderful shops, amazing food, great museums and galleries, beautiful architecture, a forest (yes, a whole forest), and so much more... And if that doesn't convince you, well, get on a train and you could be in Paris, Amsterdam, Cologne or, yes, London in no more than a couple of hours... Which other city can you say that about?

Category Archives: England 2015

One Rainy Day – London, May 2015

Sometimes, you’re in London with nowhere to go. You’re plan was to hang out in a park, eat, drink, play, laugh and just generally enjoy the company. But then it starts to rain and doesn’t effing stop. Not for a second. So you find museums to hang out in instead (reminding yourself how great it is that […]

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