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SADLY MISTAKEN by Peter Nolan Smith

Whenever I mentioned to my friends in the USA or Europe that I was moving to Luxembourg, they immediately stated, “Luxembourg is the most boring city of Western Europe.” Actually nearby Brussels won the prix d’or d’ennui followed tightly by Zurich and Warsaw. Birmingham has given all three a run for the money with the […]

If This Is Bruxelles, Then____

On Saturday morning I left the residence in Luxembourg for Bruxelles. My lovely train ride through the southern forests of Belgium ended at a graceless capitol city’s graceless terminal, but my good friend, Vonelli was waiting outside in a Citroen Picasso mini-van. We hadn’t seen each other in a good decade and ten years was […]