Friday 18 August 2017

Terrorist atrocities could help push Britain out of the EU

People gather at a makeshift memorial to victims of the terrorist attacks in Brussels. Getty
People gather at a makeshift memorial to victims of the terrorist attacks in Brussels. Getty
John Downing

John Downing

They are not all "Eurocrats" and they rarely eat sprouts.

These were among the earliest of so very many lessons I learned over a decade living extremely happily in the EU capital. Brussels hides its many delights which makes them so worth making the effort to unearth.

Randomly, you would have to work hard and/or be inordinately unlucky to find a bad restaurant meal. You can hear the best of jazz and blues at a variety of venues most nights of the week. It has the highest ratio of trees per inhabitant among key European cities, and a network of interlinked forest walks are a short tram ride away from the centre.

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