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Obsession - Alfred Kubin  Posted on 04/13/2006
This week, with the WIC, I went to see “L’Obsession” a very strange art exhibition. On the occasion of the Austrian presidency of the European Union, this exhibition is now on show at the Brussels City Hall. Alfred Kubin,...
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Nonna and I are upset with CODITEL  Posted on 04/03/2006
Last Tuesday Nonna called in panic to say that the RAI has disappeared suddenly from her TV together with a lot of other foreign stations. It looks like the TV operator for Brussels, CODITEL, daughter company of Altice, has sent a note, to...
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Brussels Opera Season LA Monnaie 2006-2007  Posted on 03/29/2006
Last Monday, Les Amis de la Monnaie organised an evening where the new 2006-2007 opera season, was announced by the General Manager: Bernard Foccroulle.We are still in the Mozart year together with the celebrations for Prokofiev . So here...
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L'Incoronazione di Poppea - Claudio Monteverdi  Posted on 03/26/2006
Last Thursday I went to la Monnaie to see l’Incoronazione in three acts. It started at 7:00pm till 11:00pm. This is one of the very first operas written when Monteverdi made the transition between the Renaissance and the Baroque...
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Netizen – New Blog Paper Magazine  Posted on 03/20/2006
I have just received by mail the first number of the new Netizen, a monthly blog magazine in French. I think it is a real good idea to publish such a magazine, especially for bloggers of my generation. I am still used to read on paper most...
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Promenade 17  Posted on 03/19/2006
This afternoon I went for a long walk with Herman. Lasne is a walking village. First it is one of the largest villages in Belgium with nearly 50 Km2 with forests, valleys and wide countryside. Second it has a very active Lasne Nature...
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David Susskind  Posted on 03/19/2006
Friday, 10 March, Nonna and I went to the CCLJ to celebrate Purim. We had and excellent dinner with the new restaurant management. By chance we were sitting next to David Susskind. If ever Belgium should start a list of living national...
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Le Villi - Opera by Puccini  Posted on 03/10/2006
Last Thursday I went to the BOZAR to see Le Villi. It is described as an “Opera-ballo in due atti”. Well it really was “Opera in un atto senza ballo”. It is the first opera composed by Giacomo Puccini, written...
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A Grand Day Out!  Posted on 03/08/2006
Today as planned Nonna and I went to the seaside for a short break. We decided to go to Oostende to book her Easter vacation at the Hotel Rubens on the haven and eat fish in a nice restaurant nearby on the peer.We left Anderlecht around...
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One minute showers  Posted on 03/05/2006
It had to happen. We forgot to check the fuel tank and it was on empty in the night between Friday and Saturday. We woke up yesterday in a freezing house with no warm water. Outside it was cold windy wintry weather, snowing on and off. The...
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