Vegetarian delights

Until I started learning Portuguese, I considered myself a good speller. Now, I sometimes have the odd doubt. So, I need to check these things, and normally do so online. I typed the word for vegetarian, spelled incorrectly as "vegeteriano", into a popular online bilingual resource. Beware spelling errors! Because even Goggle will tell you that... Continue Reading →

Lucky Number Seven

I am reminded, as I take my first sip, of the cellar at the Grand Hotel in Grahamstown (in South Africa; the country, not the region, which, by the way, inhabitants refer to as Southern Africa). For those who do not know, this treasure of wines, under low wooden-beam ceilings of various heights which leads... Continue Reading →

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