Everyday life Thoughts

Nature makes you humble

Nature makes you humble. Maybe. Nature makes me humble. Definitely. I am what you could call contemplative. There is a profound need in me to walk and admire my surroundings. Put me somewhere you…

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A trip back home

What does a trip back home imply for you? For me, a few things are non-negotiable. The one thing that is a must, even if only for a few minutes is a visit to…

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Autumn in Chantilly

Autumn in Chantilly is stunning. Autumn in general is a stunning season. The colours are breathtaking if you just take a minute to observe the nature around you. Day after day the temperatures go…

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What’s in a school?

A new school year is about to start. My kids are impatient to head back, they have been asking about school for a month now. Yes, they really love their school. In Belgium we…

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International swap, say what?

A few months ago I came accross a blog which was organising an international swap. Now, what could that be? House exchange? Student exchange? Penpal? None of these, although I might have been interested!…