Destination: Junkers Bunker (aka Lux)

Friday, 27th of June, 2014. A surreal day. Brussels is locked down as European Heads of State come together in the aftermath of the European Parliamentary Elections 2014/*Bun Fight 2014 – to carve up who gets what part of European Priorities/cake for the next five years, and guess who is on the head of theContinue reading “Destination: Junkers Bunker (aka Lux)”

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”

Football Round One: Luxembourg 2011

Saturday 9 April 2011 saw Belgium GAA face scorching temperatures and strong oppostion in Luxembourg. The first round of the mens Benelux championship and the ladies pan-European championship took place in Berbourg. It was a long day, punctuated by sunburn and ambulances.The mens teams were divided evenly for the day, with the A team comingContinue reading “Football Round One: Luxembourg 2011”

Belgium GAA: Winners of 2010 European Hurling and Camogie Championship

  On 16 July 2010, Belgium GAA travelled by plane, train and automobile to the European Hurling and Camogie Finals in Zurich. The hurlers went to complete their clean sweep of tournaments, going into the tournament already confirmed as European Champions. They acquitted themselves with aplomb, winning the final against Zurich. The fate of camogieContinue reading “Belgium GAA: Winners of 2010 European Hurling and Camogie Championship”