Daily Archives: 11 September 2013

“Save the Walloon speakers!”

Professor Francard’s students love to “sketter” beer (knock it back in large quantities). Their parents, on the other hand, are likely to head for Le Roi du Matelas to buy bedding when “Ventes à tout sketter” (knock-down prices) are on … Continue reading

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Sewing up a storm

Is sewing nerdy? Not anymore. The exploding sewing machine sales figures are proof: 40% growth for the Singer brand over the last eight months  and continual sales growth over the last four years at the Brussels Bernina store. Is it … Continue reading

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Mini-squabble over giant pandas

Brugelette park can accommodate two pandas. It’s a blow for the Antwerp Zoo. Di Rupo accused of favoritism.

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