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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.

9 April 2021

Ian Fleming – the man behind James Bond

Write what you know, they say, but it’s a tall order for thriller writers. There’s a big difference between the sedentary desk life of an author […]
8 April 2021

The oldest map of Europe has been identified in Brittany

The oldest geographical representation of a territory in Europe has just been identified in France. Engraved on a stone slab, this map is dated to the […]
8 April 2021

10 Most beautiful metro stations in the world

Most cities in the world have their own public transport network, from buses to trains, trams to the underground. Also known as MRT, subway, tube and […]
7 April 2021

Meet the new Captain America

The chosen one to take over, after Steve Rogers, the shield and mask of Captain America in the new Marvel universe series, “The Falcon and the […]
6 April 2021

Louvre puts its entire collection online

The Louvre has put its entire art collection, which includes more than 480,000 works of art, available online for anyone to look through at any time […]
2 April 2021

Klankenbos, a different kind of forest

When talking about life, many people will agree that nature is the greatest artist of all with all the lifeforms, shapes, sounds and scents it created. […]
2 April 2021

The Belgian bunkers in Bertem’s fields and the forgotten battle of May 1940

The rolling land around Leuven is peppered with Second World War bunkers. Unlike the monsters of the Atlantic Wall, designed to deter as well as to […]
1 April 2021

Brussels introduces its first architecture prize

The Brussels Architecture Prize is an initiative of the Brussels-Capital Region that is implemented by Urban in collaboration with A+ Architecture in Belgium. Every two years, […]
1 April 2021

What is April Fool’s Day?

The day that either lets your inner joker free or leaves you sitting around nervously all day, suspicious of everyone and everything. Love it or hate […]
1 April 2021

World-renowned architecture firm Snøhetta to design new Kon-Tiki museum in Oslo

Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta has revealed plans to renew the Kon-Tiki Museum in Oslo. The new museum will be in line with Thor Heyerdahl’s adventurous spirit […]
31 March 2021

10 Best aquariums in the world

An oceanarium can be a marine mammal park or a large-scale aquarium showcasing an ocean habitat. You can watch marine animals of all sizes, and the […]
31 March 2021

Oak trees that witnessed the French revolution will form Notre Dame’s new spire

In April 2019 the famous Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, France, went up in flames. The iconic building suffered extensive damage, with the wooden spire collapsed […]
30 March 2021

Egypt’s new Grand Egyptian Museum is coming soon

Egypt’s brand new attraction the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) in Giza, Cairo, is nearly ready to open its doors to the public, with the grand opening […]
30 March 2021

22 Brussels museums accessible to students for free during Easter holidays

From Saturday 3rd to Sunday 18th of April, 22 Brussels museums will be open free of charge to higher education students. “Free Museums for Students” is […]
29 March 2021

Portuguese urban art celebrating diversity, in the heart of Europe

A large-scale artistic installation, authored by Alexandre Farto and produced with the participation of 19 artists, is being exhibited at the nerve centre of decision making […]
26 March 2021

This is how the Brussels Palace of Justice looks without scaffolding

In mid March it was reported that the scaffolding of the Brussels Palace of Justice would have to be replaced. The scaffolding, which has been in […]
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