15° and a Fall storm. So much for the Brussels’ feria and the jazzmarathon.
Best thing to do was to househop from artist to crafts(wo)man in Sint Gillis.

And to wonder what this waiter in the art nouveau Brasserie-Tea Room La Porteuse d’Eau exactly ment when we asked for fresh mint thee: ‘you can get that in the Midi area, everyone has his speciality, ours is beer’.
A cheap and embarrassing answer, but it wasn’t merely cultural segregation:
I have had better coffee in a Spanish shopping mall.