I still couldn't believe that, but the last day at my work has come today... and it hasn't started as I imagined it, but when you're wearing yesterday's mascara and try to hide that your hair was stylish enough to party last night by wearing a ponytail, you can't expected a relaxing morning.

My train to Antwerp had a 30 minute delay, then I was waiting for ages for a tram, which stopped after 500 meters because of some defect - so at least I can't say that I had a lack of time to review my stay in Belgium! 
If you can say about someone that part of his/her life living as a HIV positive person formed him/her in positive way, it's definitely the case for artist Mandy Webb. 
Recently we opened our charity online store, where all sale proceeds benefit the work of Designers against AIDS, our education center in Antwerp and our projects worldwide and it's starting to look really good, wat with high end designer pieces, contemporary labels, upcycled hand embroidered vintage Hmong hill tribe fabrics and comfortoble and cool cotton pieces straight from India. 
September 5 was Freddie Mercury's birthday and each year on (or around) this date, The Mercury Phoenix Trust (MPT) organizes fundraising events, where people- and some selected cats like our house cat Ziggy, who's pictured here with a big moustache and an even bigger wink on his face- can dress up like Freddie (even if it's just with a clip on moustache), get sponsored by family & friends and send the money they raise to the MPT. 
This week we're very busy: not only are we expecting a visit from a film crew to shoot a video here, but we're also working on expanding and promoting the DAA Online Charity Shop. 
A girl born with HIV and seemingly cured with medications, now has had detectable levels of the virus return at the age of 3 1/2.
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