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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?

The BFG

25 November 2012 - 4:13 AM Ingrid - Brilliant...I just love Amelie's spirit..and I wish I could find something like that glorious image here.

24 January 2013 - 8:16 PM Agnieszka - Hello! I've found your blog through Ralph's link on Flickr and once I started reading, I couldn't stop. And when I got to the last entry, it was like coming to the last page of a good book: I wished for more. Your photos and stories are beautiful, and so is your family. I'll definitely keep coming back :)

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