William Westall

Gent, East-Flanders, Belgium

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About Me


I'm a tall man in a low land to borrow the title of Harry Pearson's book about Belgium. I moved here primarily because I met a Flemish girl while visiting Poland. I've now been here 4 years, wrestling with the language, trying to comprehend the Flemish and become a "proper" European.

I basically joined here to see what opportunities it would present. I met someone in a bar who was talking about this website, and it seemed like an interesting avenue to meet new people, have interesting experiences and show some people around a city that I've come to love.


"Life must be lived forwards, but can only be understood backwards".

Kierkegaard, Søren


I like to travel, attend concerts, read broadly, do Judo, watch combat sports, watch rugby, make pitiful attempts to learn other languages, cook, walk, laugh etc.

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Mulatu Astake, Oxbow, Woody Guthrie, Townes Van Zandt, Deerhunter, William Elliott Whitmore, Unsane, Harvey Milk, Moho, Alice Coltrane, Flying Lotus, and many more.

Books: Imre Kertesz, Lee Rourke, Gwendoline Riley, Alan Warner, Milan Kundera, etc.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Plenty of things in life have amazed me. I wouldn't know which ones to give primacy to.

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Australia, France, Germany, Greece, Norway, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Belgium, United Kingdom

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