Archive: 2004-08-14

  • Brussels flower carpet

    I went to see the Flower Carpet in the Grand’Place of Brussels yesterday. It’s very impressive: almost the whole of the square is covered by turf and flower petals, arranged in a Horta-inspired pattern.

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  • Taking the Eurostar? Read this.

    It used to be cheaper to buy Eurostar tickets online on the Eurostar website by choosing “Belgium” instead of “United Kingdom” on the opening page of the site. Evilly, the country choice page sets a cookie to prevent one from going back and comparing prices. (Granted, it is possible by clearing browser cookies, but it’s not easy for an average user, I suspect.)

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