These words were uttered by the barman at the Doha Business Class Lounge- and of course madam was only too happy to drink champagne, instead of sparkling wine! The lounge was enormous and offered fabulous food and drink. We spent our time like Ancient Romans lying on the couches and showering ( and eating and … Continue reading Madam…We only serve Champagne.
Category: Spain and Portugal
My first Fado concert in beautiful Lisboa. As can be expected it was very average food, with an emotional performance about all things lost. Lost loves, lost mothers' and lost at sea! Fado is very similar to the Greek Rembetica. All the performers were dressed in black, or draped in black cloaks. All very serious … Continue reading LOST LOVE,and LOST at SEA!
The Rain in Spain, kept falling on the Plain. Madrid on a Sunday was cold, wet and overcast. I joined the locals for a Sunday promenade, with everyone in Their Sunday best. The locals say Madrid has 9 months of winter and 3 months of Hell! I had arrived early in the morning after spending … Continue reading IBERIAN DELIGHTS.