I’ve decided to use the long weekend to get some things done that have been hanging around for a while and that includes some housekeeping on the website. I’ve had various different blogs over the years and I’ve decided to bring them all onto this site – what’s the point of having lots of differentContinue reading “Doing some online housekeeping”
Author Archives: Antonia
Going mosaic crochet crazy
I have spend the last month or so rather obsessively learning how to do mosaic crochet. It’s a way of bringing colour and patterns into crochet and is absolutely brilliant fun. This is what I somehow managed to make and I can’t tell you quite how proud I am of myself! I have also decidedContinue reading “Going mosaic crochet crazy”
Eating with your furry friends in Brussels
To celebrate exactly a year since we moved to Brussels (can you believe it?), I’m sharing a map I have been developing which has restaurants, bars and cafes that welcome dogs, according to the members of the Facebook Group Expats with dogs in Brussels. At least this way I can find it and share itContinue reading “Eating with your furry friends in Brussels”
I’m having a clear out and giving away a load of clothes that I reluctantly have to admit I am unlikely to wear again. All to be picked up in Brussels (Forest) – no shipping/postage. If you’d like something, leave a comment or drop me a line (or comment on the Facebook post that broughtContinue reading “Clearing out”
Getting crafty in Brussels?
The idea recently came up of teaching one of my friends here in Brussels to crochet, so I thought I’d test the waters to see if there is interest in a regular craft gathering, where people can learn, share ideas, get advice or just spend some time with people with similar interests. Here’s a reallyContinue reading “Getting crafty in Brussels?”
Finding the key to a good team culture
As the end of year draws near, the Events team decided to take some time to do some thinking, discussing and culture-building. So we had a team day today! We started with a workshop-style session. We had done some work earlier in the year on our KPIs to feed into the global annual programme andContinue reading “Finding the key to a good team culture”
How to keep your head warm
A pretty simple crochet pattern for a beanie in bulky yarn, with a ponytail/bun hole at the top.
The digital migration
I’ve joined a new social media network, given the signs are not good for Twitter.
How (not) to buy a car in Belgium
When buying a car takes six weeks and several major fights with different bits of the Belgian bureaucracy.
An amazing month of sport
July has been a month with lots of sporting activity. It’s reminded me to think about what success is in the broadest possible sense.