Brussels - a Manifesto: Towards the Capital of Europe

‘Towards the west, the border is sharp because of natural conditions…’ [Brussels – a manifesto, p.27] I have mentioned before that Bruxelles is one of my favorite cities in the world and certainly in Europe. This is in spite of (or rather because) the city is a mess: European institutions reside in buildings that most of the time look as if they have been randomly dropped from the sky and fact that the city is a nightmare to cycle in but a joy to be in a taxi since it has lots of tunnels (i ❤️…