Gent: Hand in Hand – Oude Brusselseweg – Achtervisserij

Hand in Hand
Monthly meeting at neighbourhood centre
15 December 2019


Local people and people from very diverse backgrounds
We share food and plan fundraising


I have almost finished my round of the tables


Chris Bens
I am back at my usual place


Chris wearing items of clothing of other participants
including the shawl that Evi knitted for me
We all went home with some traditional Saint-Nicholas sweets

Oude Brusselseweg
Stelplaats
27 December 2019


The back door of the tram depot

Achtervisserij
27 December 2019


Evi and the weeping willow

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Man in Blue

Gent: Hand in Hand

Hand in Hand
Monthly meeting at neighbourhood centre
15 December 2019


Going round the tables


A mix of locals and people of migration background


There are no people from all-over the world
But we have a good mix


I usually sit at the top left corner,
near the coffee !


And of course people bring their children

More tomorrow !

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Harjinder Singh
Man in Blue

Mechelen NMBS – Dampoort – Sint-Niklaas Syntra – Gent Zuid – Hand in Hand

Mechelen NMBS
13 December 2019


My train to Gent

Gent Dampoort
14 December 2019


Going on an early morning train to Sint-Niklaas

Sint-Niklaas Syntra
14 December 2019


From Sint-Niklaas NMBS by De Lijn to this bus stop


The junction near the bus stop

Gent Zuid
14 December 2010


The bus to Middelburg – Zeeland – NL

Hand-in-Hand
15 December 2019


Monthly Hand-in-Hand meeting

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Harjinder Singh
Man in Blue

Gent Lousbergpark – Hand in Hand – Visserij

Hand-In-Hand
22 November 2019


Dirk II who took the last three pictures


I had the difficult job of putting
a piece of cardboard in a cellophane bag
Just about doable for the man with two left hands


Dirk I


I was next to the cake and the coffee !

Visserij
22 November 2019


Barges converted to houseboats


This bridge across the Visserij and the one across
the Achtervisserij named the ‘straat’ the
Tweebruggenstraat or Twobridgesstreet

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Man in Blue

Gent-Sint-Pieters – Gentbrugge Melle Leeuw – Gent Tarbotstraat and Hand in Hand

Gent-Sint-Pieters
20 November 2019


Train to Eupen via Brussel and Leuven


IC to Eupen
The engine is pushing the train, the driver is in front

Melle Leeuw – Terminus of Tram 2
20 November 2019


On the left the tram that just arrived
On the right the departing tram to Zwijndrecht

Tarbotstraat
22 November 2019


Gemeenteschool – Municipal School

Hand in Hand
Neighbourhoodcentre Lousbergpark
22 November 2019


Preparing the bags in which the Speculaas will be packed
Sale of Saint-Nicholas Speculaas


Sitting: Dirk I, standing Dirk II

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Man in Blue

Gentbrugge Schooldreef – Dag van de Arbeid: Hand in Hand

Gentbrugge Schooldreef
30 April 2019


Junction Brusselsesteenweg/Schooldreef
Bus 28 to Gent-Sint-Pieters


Junction Brusselsesteenweg/Schooldreef
Tram 2 to Zwijnaarde

Dag van de Arbeid
Bagattenstraat
01 May 2019


I suppose that this ‘tram’ is for those that can’t march the distance


Trade Union members


Hand-in-Hand – Support people with and without permit to stay
Chris (on the right) and I carried the banner


Hand-in-Hand supporters

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Harjinder Singh
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