How to tell the gender of a french word

I hated French at school, but all us dummies had to learn it. The more average kids learned French and German, and the clever ones Latin, French and German. So there I was on the bottom rung of the academic ladder, but still having to struggle with a subject that…

Read More

The law of diminishing returns

I was reminded of this law when lockdown moved to level 3 and we were able to buy wine again. As a special treat, I bought two bottles of Sauvignon Blanc for R185 each. We normally spend around half that price. The wine was divine, but then I commented to…

Read More