Our thoughts are with Murielle, who is now his widow.
The cremation took place in Vilvoorde, an industrial suburb of Brussels.
Before rushing home to stay ahead of the hell on wheels that could be expected on this rare winter's day, I went out in Vilvoorde to collect some visual impressions.
This led to a QuickTime slideshow, dedicated to Daniel and for you to enjoy.
I'd like to close today's diary with an image that struck me this morning. A second after I took this photo the streetlights and the backlight behind the poster went out, and gone was the magic - and so was the snow only hours later.
The blue letters z.o.z. are usually translated as please turn over, an inadequate translation in this case.
Thanks to Rachel Fuller and her friends the day saw a cheerful and colourful ending. Her web-tv programme In The Attic (click on Towser TV after following this link) ,which is broadcast mostly on Wednesdays, was great fun to watch again.
Snow photo Koos Fernhout