FILM LEGENDS

MARCUS NISPEL, SHANE MARTIN & HOWARD GUARD Working in film you get to meet people from all walks of life, this is what makes it such an amazing Industry. We sometimes think the famous people are the ones that are special, but its a combination of the many factors that leads one to success andContinue reading “FILM LEGENDS”

QUESTION OF MOTIVES

Why did we immigrate ? Why Portugal ? What motivated us to move to Porto? Sadly a typical page (NEWS 24 in South Africa) is all about either corruption, crime or mismanagement of companies. Literally all Government Departments are crumbling, the power utility ESCOM has excuses for ‘load shedding’ and their corruption which is effectingContinue reading “QUESTION OF MOTIVES”

How much would you pay to pee ?

“Spend a penny” is a phrase that I recall, it cost a penny to pee. Then there’s spend a penny, which comes from the earliest public toilets, which had locks on the doors which cost a penny to open. This practice appears to have begun in the 1850s, when the first public toilets were opened in London, howeverContinue reading “How much would you pay to pee ?”

Anyone need a Petrol pump attendant?

Rather amusing, we grew up with petrol attendants, we don’t even get our car, we ask for PETROL , CHECK THE TYRES and water and oil. Well guess what, there are no attendants here, you the driver or passenger are the attendant, Sue ‘s first journey was interesting as she did not know how toContinue reading “Anyone need a Petrol pump attendant?”

Yay it’s weekend

Wanted to visit Lello, and wow it was so worth it, it’s beautiful, the attention to detail is phenomenal. The books are all for sale, so it was fascinating browsing the shelves. Sue and I bought Skye a cooking book, as her graduation gift for passing her two years with great results at Silwood. PityContinue reading “Yay it’s weekend”

Breakthrough

Praying for doors to open, for Lockdown to end and of coarse good surf.