Jack Gaioni

8 Articles

A Bull by the Horns

The Brussels police report was concise, clipped, and cryptic.  The press speculation that followed the crime however got…

Belgium’s Border Wars (Sarcasm)

Add to the list: China and Taiwan, India and Pakistan, and it is safe to say that “border…

Uncles, Nephews, and Tribal Elders: An Enduring Belgian Connection to Native Americans.

Adrien Croquet (1818-1902) was born in Braine l’Alleud ,Belgium.  He was ordained in 1844 as an abbot after…

This Belgian was “A Cut Above”

  As an author Andreas was prolific. By the age of 23, his treatise on bloodletting---a popular treatment…

The ‘horse-fisherman’ of East Dunkirk

Belgium's horse-fisherman have a rich cultural history and our known to harvest some of the tastiest shrimp in…

Brussels Born and The Black Dress

Belgium, (Brussels Morning Newspaper) She was self-effacing---sometimes even a little insecure. She once famously said; “ I’m half…

The Most Memorialized Woman You’ve Probably Never Heard of… Or, Edith Who?

Belgium, (Brussels Morning Newspaper) With the recent passing of Queen Elizabeth II, it would be hard to find…

Effective Humanitarian Aid? … It’s In the Bag!

Belgium on the other hand was “neutral” on paper only. Its neutrality had been formally guaranteed by The…