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Deborah O’Donoghue is a British-Irish writer who has lived in the UK, France and Belgium. She has travelled all over the world and worked in car body repairs, in the best fish ‘n’ chip shop in Brighton, and been a gopher in a comedy club, as well as a teacher. She’s a past winner of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Short Story Prize. Her début novel, Sea of Bones, was published by Legend Press in 2019 and comes out in Germany in 2021. Follow Deborah on Twitter and Instagram.

22 September 2022
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Antwerp’s Royal Museum of Fine Arts reopens with a weekend festival and stunning new programme

After a ten year closure, on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September, Antwerp’s Royal Museum of Fine Arts, otherwise known as KMSKA, marks its keenly-awaited grand […]
22 September 2022

Why Pajottenland is a perfect Autumn get away

Harvest is just around the bend, and Flemish Brabant’s forests are slowly turning shades of burgundy, orange, and gold – beckoning you to lace up those […]
21 September 2022

Air pollution decreased by almost 90% in Brussels on car free Sunday

Sunday, 18 September, marked the annual Car Free Sunday in Brussels, when all the roads in the capital region are closed to motorized traffic. On this […]
20 September 2022

Brussels launches pilot to prescribe free museum visits for mental health patients

As of September 12th, psychiatrists in Brussels are able to prescribe museum tours to people suffering from mental health issues. The city of Brussels has developed […]
19 September 2022

Ryanair extends contract at Brussels Charleroi airport

Ryanair has had a bumpy season in Belgium, scattered with strikes, threats and lawsuits. After a few strikes from pilots displeased with their wages and working […]
16 September 2022

Signposting system of Brussels’ new cycling node network inaugurated during Mobility Week

The signposting of the new cycling node network is being inaugurated during the launch of Mobility week in Brussels (from 16 to 22 September). By the […]
16 September 2022

Brussels Airport noise complaints far from being resolved

Noise complaints caused by planes flying over some Brussels’ municipalities have not gone away. The pressure is thus mounting on the Federal Minister of Mobility, who […]
15 September 2022

Travelling by train in Belgium? Soon you can pick up your local groceries at your station

It’s a busy life we’re living in anno 2022. Most of us are working a full-time job, we’ve got about a trillion different hobbies, social obligations […]
15 September 2022

Brussels at the crossroads of contemporary art this fall

This fall the cultural agenda in Brussels is full of surprises. Contemporary art is a huge cultural success, with a varied offer that speaks volumes about […]
14 September 2022
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Discovering UNESCO’s 500 km route in Wallonia

Going on holiday with your bike is very 2022, if you ask us. It just feels like the right move in a time where we’re very […]
12 September 2022

Over 4.4 million passengers welcomed at Brussels Airport over the summer

Over the summer holidays, Brussels Airport welcomed more than 4.4 million passengers, far exceeding the forecasted number. This strong result is about 81% of the number […]
12 September 2022

New Legoland park to open near Brussels by 2027

A new Legoland theme park will be built near Charleroi Airport, with the expected opening date in 2027, the Walloon Government said last Tuesday. Last week, […]
8 September 2022

Brussels to offer incentives for its residents to buy electric bikes

After unveiling new plans to reduce traffic in the city centre, Brussels continues to bet on measures to increase sustainable mobility. 1. Electric bikes Brussels announced […]
8 September 2022

Delta to buy 385 million gallons of SAF from DG Fuels

Delta Airlines has signed an agreement with DG Fuels for up to 385 million unblended gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). DG Fuels is a hydrogen […]
8 September 2022

Brussels’ Autoworld exhibition celebrates Ferrari’s 75th anniversary

Calling all Ferrari fans – an expo devoted to one of the world’s best-known sports brands is set to open in Brussels… there couldn’t be a […]
8 September 2022

Ryanair to stop operations at Brussels Airport at least until March 2023

An extraordinary board meeting took place on Wednesday morning at Ryanair Belgium and the company decided to leave its Zaventem base this winter, starting on October […]
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