Outstanding detective work by Belgian woodcarver Patrick Damiaens led to a valuable carving being reunited with its home in England decades after being lost.
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.
Two different walks to explore Domain Solvay, the Chateau de La Hulpe, the Folon Art Museum, and the surrounding woodland
A morning 10 km country walk to go with your afternoon visit to the Tower of Eben-Ezer that I covered in a previous post
Seed-heads can often be as striking as a colourful flower. Take the plant known as Old Man’s Beard, for example…
And now for Something Completely Different! I guarantee that the Tower of Eben-Ezer is unlike anything you’ve ever seen before.
Looking for shapes and patterns in nature can transform a morning walk in your local park or forest into a journey of discovery
An enjoyable 20 km circular walk starting and ending at Florival railway station
May they rust in peace
Three walks through the Belgian National Park. Choose any one, or mix and match depending on the time you have available.
When I saw my first article in print, I immediately went in search of a big hole to jump into and disappear. Forever.
There are five entry points to the Hoge Kempen National Park. From any one of these you can walk or cycle through this outstanding area of natural beauty.
You can’t beat a cold, frosty and sunny morning for a lovely Saturday morning walk
I’m frequently asked why I left the UK and moved to Belgium. When I tell people the whole story, they are often totally amazed.
November is a great month for walking in the woods. One of the ways to make your walk extra special – particularly for children – is to find and photograph mushrooms and toadstools.
Dungeons, a torture chamber, displays of swords and guns, and some outstanding views from the top, combine to make a trip to Gravensteen Castle in Gent a great day out for kids.