La Grand Place

In the centre of Brussels, Belgium
In the centre of Brussels, Belgium

This square in the centre of Brussels is a World Heritage Site.

I visited this place last month. It is not the biggest square I have seen, like Tianenmen Square in Beijing or Red Square in Moscow, but it is surrounded by some beautiful buildings and some delicious waffle shops.

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Cheating in rugby

This is not real blood
This is not real blood

This mouth injury is a fake. This is not real blood. It is fake blood from a blood capsule from a joke shop.

But it is no joke. This fake injury in the last minute of an important rugby match made it possible for a substitute player to come onto the field, and this substitute was a specialist kicker who would try and kick the winning points.

Fortunately the kicker failed to kick the points, so this cheating team lost

Bruges

The 'Venice' of Belgium
The 'Venice' of Belgium

With a series of canals running through the heart of the city Bruges is one of the most pleasant cities. It tends to get crowded with visitors, and the riverboats are usually full of sightseers, but it still retains its charm.

I was there last month and it really is a great place to visit.