Xenophobe's Guide to the Belgians (Paperback)
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"Belgians like above all to be practical, solid. They stand square and conduct conversation from the base of the neck. Courteous behaviour is expected: it is the natural product of right-mindedness. It is also practical: that is how you get on in the world."
"Belgians would be very happy indeed if all the world knew them to be good-natured, tolerant, individualistic, self-assertive, modest, moderate, and the embodiment of European ideals. This is a long-term project. Meanwhile being placed somewhere on the map of Europe will do."
About the Author
Antony Mason is the author of The Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide to Brussels & Bruges, Antwerp & Ghent.