Saturday, December 15, 2018
Authors Posts by Chilton Mellem

Chilton Mellem

Chilton Mellem
Editor, With a National Diploma in Journalism from CPUT and experience as a newspaper reporter, Chilton shares Dino’s passion for the Portuguese community in South Africa.

Ryan O’Connor lets the prego do the talking

Ryan O'Conner makes waves at Broadway
In the spirit of brotherhood, the Broadway Confectionery and Deli, also known as the "Portuguese Embassy" was abuzz with social activity. Despite the cold weather the...

Mother’s that Care spread their wings

Mother's that Care spread their wings
The Mother’s that Care organisation, started by Karen Oliveira has grown dramatically and spread their wings in leaps and bounds over the past couple...

Umbro & SAPS Maitland succeed Ysterplaat Primary’s goal

Umbro and Saps succeed Ysterplaat Primary's goal
A group of primary school boys were elated when two Maitland Police officers showed up with a much needed surprise on Friday morning. Warrent Officer...

Portuguese Club gets a kitchen makeover

Portuguese Club's kitchen gets renovated
The renovated kitchen in the Portuguese Club in Rugby stands testament to the fact that when a community gets together, anything is possible. Today a...

Jadee Fernandes’ eventful Watermelon

Jadee Fernandes' eventful Watermelon
Just like father like son, the same holds true for mother and daughter and Jadee Fernandes is proof of this. “My mom and dad inspired...

Ryan Botha’s striking move

Ryan Botha's striking move
There are some of us who love our jobs, but sometimes even our desired career can get a little frustrating. This is exactly how...

Vitor Gamito and Jose Rosa’s Epic race

Vitor Gamito and Jose Rosa's Epic race
Vitor Gamito and Jose Rosa, aged 44 and 46 respectively, two cyclists from Portugal are pedalling it out as we speak, to reign triumphant...

Nicky Rebelo’s dramatic success

Nicky Rebelo's staged success
Actor, writer and director, the Jozi born Nicky Rebelo, finds himself nestled neatly between the mountain and the sea of Muizenberg in the Mother...

Familia Carneirinho making traditional wine

Wine made the Portuguese way
There is nothing better than enjoying a good glass of wine with your food or just to wind down after a long day. Wine is...

Clarion’s dynamic duo- Blake and Caroline Currie

Clarion's dynamic duo- Blake and Caroline Currie
When you are on your leisurely promenade in the mall, graphically artistic adverts in the window seem to be a welcome distraction from the...

The face behind Environ – Dr Des Fernandes

The face behind Environ - Dr Des Fernandes
We can all agree that there is no better feeling than when your skin is looking and feeling fresh, younger and rejuvenated. One way...

Miss Portugal SA is looking for contestants

Miss Portugal SA is looking for contestants
Being the face of the Portuguese community has never been an easy task here in South Africa. Fortunately, Miss Portugal SA, a beauty pageant which...

Jeannine’s global fashion shop, Alessia

Jeannine's global fashion shop
When stepping into the Sea Point clothing store, Alessia Boutique, owned by Jeannine Nestel-Bosman, one is immediately encompassed by this creative fashion world without...

Where is Manny Madeirense!?

Where is Manny Madeirense!?
Looking like what could be the Stig’s distant Portuguese relative, Manny Madeirense nationalistically dons a racing helmet bearing the Madeiran flag. Other significant physical featured stereotypes...