2020 In Review

This was a good year. Different, for sure, but it was a good one. In fact, it was so good that I felt compelled to write a review of it, something that I didn’t do in other recent years. So, without further ado, let’s see what went well, what went not so well and what … Read more

Starting My Fifties In The Twenties

Today I turn 50. That’s half a century. Not bad. This event falls in 2020, a year some people labeled – in a somehow regrettable burst of enthusiasm – “the start of the twenties”. I am sure those people thought about the 1900s twenties, expecting the same amount of glamour, wild life and expansion. An … Read more

The Dog And The Sombrero


When I’m not traveling, and I get to spend the weekend in the city, Sundays are usually dedicated to good coffee and gentle recharging. There are quite a few good coffee shops in in Valencia, some of them toasting their own coffee and, in the last couple of years I extensively tested them. One of … Read more

Do What You’re Good At

do what you're good at

I had my first computer when I was 18. It was called CIP, and it was a communist clone of the famous ZX Spectrum. Same processor, almost the same board. You would load the operating system from a cassette tape, which made such a strange , acute noise. Any other programs (or games, mostly) had … Read more