Category Archives: Life

Supergirl is a baker

Recently Flemish chef extraordinaire Kobe Desramaults opened a new place in Ghent. Superette offers sandwiches and salads that are a little more down to earth than the culinary experiments he presents in his restaurant In De Wulf, but are nevertheless astoundingly … Continue reading

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Ever Meulen in 3D

The city where I live played quite an important role in the history of rock music in Belgium, and music festivals in particular. From its inception in 1965 until its demise in 1981, Jazz Bilzen was one of the most … Continue reading

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Los Bros Fashion

Scene : Int, the Antwerp Inno department store, about 14:30 h. – Excuse me, Madam? I was wondering if I could take your picture.  I mean, of your dress? I really like it. – Er, what? Yes, certainly, but whatever … Continue reading

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Smurfy Chocolate Goodness

Continuing on the comics-related candy theme, here’s a wonderful new box of Smurfs-shaped chocolates by Belgian chocolatier Neuhaus.  They had been making these chocolates for a while, but now they have repackaged them in a beautiful gift tin in the … Continue reading

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Comic sweets

I’m on some kind of a diet for the moment. So I’m not at all surprised (even though I’m a bit miffed about it) that I see comics-branded sweets all over town now. But I still take pictures of them.

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First class stamps (1)

As regular readers of this here little blog will probably know by now, one of the more geeky aspects of my obsession with comics is the fact that I collect comics-themed post stamps. If you are too young to know … Continue reading

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Tintin au Congo (for real)

My friend Kris Berwouts lives in Kinshasa, the capital of Congo. He recentely posted these pictures, taken at a quite picturesque café called Chez Tintin.  Judging from reviews on Geckogo, it’s not really the place-to-go for food, but the view … Continue reading

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