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Fly Matthias, fly!

Artwork by Enrique Cropper On Sundays, with fine weather, our family loved to make the half-hour trip out of Bruxelles to Rebecq. The kids were always thrilled to hear the steamy hisses and the clunks of the pistons and see … Continue reading

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Ave migratoria

Levanta el vuelo, ave acuática de ciudad, planea sobre los estanques de Ixelles, descansa en piedra de agua, retoma, quebrando el hielo, su ascenso en vertical. Y sube. Sube hasta desaparecer en la borrasca, como un ángel negro, sin mirar … Continue reading

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Blackbird Singing in the Dead of Night

“Brussels is not as beautiful as Paris in the autumn” Samuel always says. You need old steel and stone to bring out autumn’s magic with its brown leaves and particular light. “Samuel always has the perfect words to describe how … Continue reading

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Vida y Verdad se escriben con uve

Vida y Verdad se escriben con uve… (V) de Volar Vida y Verdad Se escriben con uve de Volar Inseguridad o ingenuidad Se escriben con uve de Volar Valentina, Victoria y Virginia Falsedad o profesionalidad Se escriben con uve de … Continue reading

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I much prefer take-offs over landings

I am on a plain, I can’t complain. Or as a matter of fact I could, because I am afraid of flying, some kind of diffuse phobia I assume, as flying is so save, isn’t it? When things happen, they … Continue reading

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