On the face of it, this sounds like the perfect job: paid to roam the country eating slap-up meals, quaffing the finest wines, sleeping in the best hotels.
Just imagine: the dreaded electricity and gas bills drop through the letterbox and they come to the princely sum of… €3 a month. Sounds like a pipe-dream?
Perhaps 20 years ago, consumers wouldn’t have given a second thought to what kind of ‘energy mix’ made up the electricity that was lighting and heating their homes. As long as the lights were on, that was all that mattered.
December 22, 2001. To a lot of people in Belgium, the date still lives in infamy as the day that the Marks & Spencer store on Brussels’ Rue Neuve closed for good.