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Confined

I’m writing from Pamplona, Spain. We are all confined in our houses because of the spread of the Coronavirus. The Government has declared a state of alarm for the whole…

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Progress at the newsroom

Many years ago, I was working in newsroom plenty of typewriters, with a teletypes room and a lot of noise. Phones ringing, the bells of the teletype announcing hot news…

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Rumor at the office

John was going home from his office when he found in the street at the door one of his coworkers, Patty, a good looking woman, who always wore shoes with…

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for love

Frank and Lucy had decided to begin a new life together. She had found a job at the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University and had gone already…

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Heated debate for nothing

When the democracy was too young in Spain, I was a too young reporter in a dangerous city because we had many separatists, supporters of a violent terrorist group, who…

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Sketchy

Last year I published my first book. And it was a success. I had favorable critics, and the people I talked about it said that it is a page-turner. I…

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forever

It was Sunday morning, sunny and warm. I was in the hospital, taking care of my dad. He was terminal.  I turned on the TV. They were broadcasting a concert…

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breakfast for a smile

When I was working as a stringer journalist in San Francisco, California, I already suffered from the deep depression that had hit me hard two years earlier in Spain. There…

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A strange rooster

In the park we have a mini zoo with all kinds of birds. But I have never seen before a rooster like the one in the picture. Very strange. It’s…

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