I am a full-time freelance writer based in Belgium, where I now have joint Belgian-British nationality. My day job is a technical copywriter, which involves writing content for websites, blog posts, white papers, presentations, video scripts etc., for companies in a range of industry sectors.
Discovering Belgium is my personal blog focusing, not surprisingly, on Belgium. It covers suggestions for days out, hikes, cycle rides, nature reserves, castles, museums, city trips and much more.
Encourage A Child is where I sell my eBook, "Encourage A Child To Watch Birds."
DenzilWalton.com is my professional technical copywriting site.
Originally posted on I Do Not Despair:
A series of new signs has been catching my eye on the way home from work in recent weeks. Numbers in circles accompanied by arrows means that the long awaited spread of the Dutch-style node point cycle navigation system (Knooppunt) has…
100 years ago this weekend saw the start of the Battle of Passchendaele. Here are four ways to remember.
One of the loveliest and most varied walks I have ever done in Belgium
A walk of two halves, but certainly worth walking
An adventurous up-and-down hike through an Ardennes river valley
You’re going to love this place. It’s one of the prettiest river valleys in Belgium
Three cycle rides through the spectacular flowering fruit orchards of the Haspengouw
The GR 121 long-distance path from Wavre to La Roche is varied, interesting and a wonderful introduction to the GR 121.
The Sloping Lock of Ronquières has to be seen to be believed. And you can take a boat trip on this incredible piece of Belgian engineering
If you’re bored of walking around Tervuren Park on a Sunday afternoon, here’s an opportunity to break the habit and explore the nearby lovely Flemish countryside
An open letter to travel writer Bill Bryson, in response to critical remarks he made about Belgium in one of his books
A pleasant walk along the River Dijle which flows through Sint-Agatha-Rode, named after the patron saint of breast cancer
Two walks that take you through the heart of Flanders Fields to some of the most poignant World War One cemeteries.
Outstanding detective work by Belgian woodcarver Patrick Damiaens led to a valuable carving being reunited with its home in England decades after being lost.
Two different walks to explore Domain Solvay, the Chateau de La Hulpe, the Folon Art Museum, and the surrounding woodland