March 16, 2018

Snow in March

People claim that a few snowflakes bring this country to a complete standstill. 
More snow is on the way tomorrow... which is rather unusual in March except in the Ardennes. 
I do enjoy the photo opportunities that come with it.

March 05, 2018


"un Belga" undoubtedly refers to cigarettes - at one time smoking a Belga was considered an expression of national pride. 
"Made in 1923 in Antwerp by the family Vander Elst, the Belgian had reached such a patriotic Germans have banned its production in 1941.
 The projects of the painter RenĂ© Magritte (1898-1967) who took his wife Georgette as model were rejected by Tabacofina, only to say the care was made to choose "Miss Belga." For a Belgian, smoking in that time was synonymous with "nationalism."

January 10, 2018

Lonely bird

Wishing all of you a splendid 2018
May the new year bring you sunshine,  health and happiness , less rain and more photo opportunities than ever before.