On terrorism and living abroad

I am having trouble processing the atrocities in Brussels today. It shouldn’t be so difficult for me to do. In a previous life as a newspaper reporter I used to cover horrible, ugly things. I used to listen to police scanners for words like “homicide” and then race to the scene where I’d hound police […]

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Three days in Brussels

Brussels shares many attributes with Geneva: It is a city known more for the diplomatic meetings it hosts than its cultural attractions, therefore I was resolved to discover what makes this city unique. One thing is immediately apparent: Brussels has seriously jaw-dropping architecture. Brussels is a perfect city for wandering around, peeking down alleys and taking photos. […]

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