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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.

12 April 2023

Villers Abbey, a must-visit Wallonian treasure for sunny days

If you’re looking for the perfect way to enjoy the spring sunshine, why not heed the call of Walloon Brabant’s great parks? From chateaux nestled in […]
11 April 2023

Citizens call for investigation into health risks near Brussels Airport

The Flemish Federation for a Better Environment (Bond Beter Leefmilieu) and citizen movements around Brussels Airport are calling on Flemish Environment minister Zuhal Demir to investigate […]
11 April 2023

Flanders promotes its castles and gardens through new cultural project

This summer, Visit Flanders is launching a cultural project aimed at showcasing the region’s castle and garden estates. The project ‘Stories Untold’ will debut on 1 […]
10 April 2023

Flanders promises cycling “murder strips” will disappear

Hot on the heels of new cycling infrastructure recommendations introduced last year, Flanders is further updating its cycling policies with a safety-first approach and yearly spending […]
10 April 2023

Kazakhstan’s Sounds of Turan blows the roof off at Bozar

Sounds of Turan at Bozar Palais de Fine Arts last Friday in Brussels brought the thunder and beauty of Kazakh music to the heart of Europe. […]
10 April 2023

39th edition of Art Brussels to welcome visitors from 20 April

From the 20th to the 23rd of April, the 39th edition of Art Brussels will take place at Brussels Expo. More than 150 galleries from all […]
7 April 2023

7 reasons to visit Scherpenheuvel-Zichem, Belgium’s most sacred space

Scherpenheuvel-Zichem is to the northeast of the province of Flemish Brabant, about 50 km from the heart of Brussels. And for centuries, it’s been Belgium’s most […]
6 April 2023

Rising temperatures in the Mediterranean could drive extra tourism to Belgium

A climatologist suggests that rising temperatures in the Mediterranean could turn northern European countries, such as Belgium, into tourism hotspots. 1. South vs North Xavier Fettweis, […]
6 April 2023

Belgian start-up develops world’s first beer printer

Belgian beverage start-up Bar.on has developed the world’s first molecular beer printer, capable of creating multiple types of beer in seconds. Using molecular-level flavour compounds, different […]
6 April 2023

Embracing our Animal Shadows

Many colourful gems can be discovered in small galleries run by  passionate individuals wishing to give art its space, and Sybille Mathiaud and co-artist’s Bénédicte van […]
6 April 2023

Brussels museums to welcome visitors every Thursday night this spring

The Brussels Museum Nocturnes are back in the capital of Europe from April 13th to May 18th, 2023. Every Thursday, six Brussels museums will open their […]
4 April 2023

Indonesian sustainable handicrafts store opens in Antwerp

On Saturday, 1 April, a pop-up store for sustainably made Indonesian handicrafts opened in Antwerp. Maryna Mai, who has been promoting Indonesian handicrafts in Europe for […]
4 April 2023

220,000 residents affected by noise pollution from Brussels Airport

Noise pollution around Brussels Airport is affecting 220,000 people, according to a study by the Flemish Federation for a Better Environment (Bond Beter Leefmilieu). On Monday […]
4 April 2023

Flanders takes presidency of network of European regions for sustainable and competitive tourism

The Belgian region of Flanders has taken over the presidency of the Network of European Regions for Sustainable and Competitive Tourism (NECSTouR). Peter De Wilde, CEO […]
4 April 2023

‘Expedition Egypt’ opens to the public at Belgium’s Art and History Museum

On Thursday March 30th, Belgium’s Art and History Museum inaugurated a new exhibition called ‘Expedition Egypt‘, which will run until October 1st of this year. The […]
3 April 2023

Brussels Airport introduces yearly unlimited fast lane pass

Ahead of a busy and possibly, yet again, chaotic summer for air travel, Brussels Airport is preparing to ease the journey for passengers by introducing a […]
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