I've always been attracted to classical styles of architecture. Modernist architecture just doesn't do it for me, but many architects have the opposite opinion. So, am I wrong? I explored my reasons and concluded that it's its unnaturalness that makes me find it ugly.
Throughout time, forests have always spoken to our sense of the mysterious. Their use in legends, myths and fantasy literature attests to this. Some woods, however, have such a history within our story traditions that they have become almost mystery-embodied. Here are five such ancient forests.
As climate activists, it is not always easy to find in-depth information about climate change. Here are five areas in our daily life that we can take action in.
Belgium has a thriving music scene. Aside from festivals like Tomorrowland, it has many great musical artists, and not only on the Eurovision song contest. Here is a list of some of the Belgian musicians popular on the country's charts and internationally.
The third part of a three-part historical comedic novellette set in France
The second part of a three-part historical comedic novellette set in France
The first part of a three-part historical comedic novellette set in France
The canon of English literature has a lot of well-known authors, but also some lesser-known ones. Here is a list of great but often forgotten British authors and some of their classic books, poems and plays that are definitely worth a read.
If you don't like farmhouse, scandinavian, glam, bohemian, industrial or mid-century modern, reading interior design blogs might be frustrating. Fortunately, there are more styles than only these. Here are six beautiful interior decorating styles that seem to have dissappeared, but haven't actually.
Which language do Belgians speak? It might surprise some, but the mothertongue of the Belgian population is not English, nor do most Belgians speak French. But what do they speak then? In this article, I will explain what Belgians do speak and why the Belgian language question is not that easy.
The gothic novel is one of the most important popular genres in literary history, but this does not mean that it is one of the most well-known or well-understood. In this article, you get a glimpse of what this fascinating genre truly entails by delving deep into its origins.
Weddings might be far from witchy in your mind, but I believe their highly ritualised proceedings have the same purpose as the mystic proceedings of many traditional pagans. Being conscious of this, I think couples can get an understanding of what matters on their day by understanding witchcraft.
Finding the right present is not easy. In this article, the art of present-hunting is dissected and analysed in order for you to find a deeper understanding of how to go about looking for the most suited gift for your receiver and the occasion.
Troy was once seen as primarily fictional, until Heinrich Schliemann found the first remnants of a site that is now accepted as the famous mythical city. Here are some more sites from European folklore and mythology that could present new archaeologists with a similar opportunity.
A poem about devotion to a bride, a groom, a newborn, a pet or any other entity that can fill a heart with reverence.
Belgium has a fascinating cultural history of its own. As a neighbour of France, Germany, England and the Netherlands, it has been influenced by and has influenced many cultural superpowers. Here is a list of some of Belgium's most interesting authors and the works that made them once famous.