Nandu (not an Ostrich) in Luxembourg city

Just a regular Saturday night in Luxembourg city, we went for a walk in the city centre, when my wife says: “look, someone is taking a selfie with an ostrich!”. Now, I have a noise cancelling mind, so I almost didn’t process what she told me, because it seemed so unreal. But a few seconds later, I did process the information, looked and what do you know? Someone WAS taking a selfie with an ostrich in the tram station! We went to see what’s up, since we still coulnd’t believe what was happening in front of us. The bird name …

Let’s Help Ukraine

How to help Ukraine from Luxembourg. Choose one or more ways to help and act now, the war refugees and victims need our support!

Why I don’t do Black Friday Discounts

Black Friday discounts have become a kind of rule in the commerce world and everyone is patiently waiting for this day (or week) to start buying their Christmas presents, even in Luxembourg, one of the richest countries in the world. In this article, I will explain why I don’t jump on the Black Friday train. You may have seen over the years my calendars, fine art prints, books and other products that I produce and advertise as possible Christmas gifts ideas. But you have never seen them discounted for Black Friday or any other sales period. There are many reasons …

Floods in Luxembourg and Belgium

The floods that hit Luxembourg and Belgium on the evening of July 14th, 2021, caught me in Esneux, Belgium, close to Spa and Liege, one of the worst affected areas. Trying to get out of the incredibly long queues on the few roads still opened, I was redirected by the GPS 6 times and spent several hours in traffic (for a trip that should have lasted one hour). At one point, the GPS told be to take a left on this street: It didn’t seem like a good idea, so I tried another route, but not before taking a few …