Wet wet wet – Amsterdam and other stories

Can you drown while standing up? How can it rain so much? Those of you of a certain vintage will no doubt be familiar with the somewhat plaintive song by Travis, ‘Why does it always rain on me?’ … Supporters, players and the sodden sportsfans that endured the rotten weather on Saturday in Amstelveen couldContinue reading “Wet wet wet – Amsterdam and other stories”

Belgium Footballers lope down the road to Luxembourg for round 3 / finals of the Benelux regional competition

Benelux-Meeschterschaft am gälesche Fussball (This, friends, is Luxembourgish, a language not invented by three people as a joke, but a REAL LIFE ACTUAL LANGUAGE. This contradicts the constant refuting of ‘Belgian’ as a language. ‘Luxembourgish’ lives. This weekend, we’re heading down the E411 to Beggen Sports grounds outside Luxembourg City (well, not really a cityContinue reading “Belgium Footballers lope down the road to Luxembourg for round 3 / finals of the Benelux regional competition”

Belgium Regional Football Tournament – Happy women – 12th April 2014

5 “Belgians” and the rest of the world       Ladies of Belgium GAA turned out in force for the Belgium GAA regional football tournament, with 26 players on the day ready to don the red (tigers) and grey (grey haired) jerseys of Belgium. The teams, even, faced off against themselves, and players fromContinue reading “Belgium Regional Football Tournament – Happy women – 12th April 2014”