Journalism

Pressure and corruption

My boss sent me once to a press conference at the headquarters of a political party during a campaign. One big fish from the capital was coming to hold a…

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Falsehood and politics

Once, years ago, a high range politician from Madrid, Minister Of Justice of the socialist government, came to my city for a debate followed by dinner and I had to…

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My little Crisis

One of the biggest crises in my life was when I went out of a labor court with a sentence that said that I was unfit to work. I love…

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Difficult creativity

I have spent my whole professional career as a reporter, writing about true stories, and researching to find the truth about the facts. Three decades of doing so every day…

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Fear

As a reporter I have been involved some dangerous situations related to war and terrorism. Once I witnessed and followed a Police operation against a terrorist group very active in…

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Complete change thanks to my parents

Change has come to my life since I wrote my first book and it was published four months ago. I was a retired Journalist , pretty sick, with not so…

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Canal: Oh Venice!

Many years ago my boss sent me to Venice to write a piece about a choir from my city which was going to sing in a concert with an orchestra…

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Squirrel

Squirrel was the nickname of a taxi driver we had hired to drive us to the most weird (or common) places to collect data as journalists working in Bilbao.  I…

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Ten years blogging without inspiration

After 28 years working as a journalist for a newspaper, glued to the strict facts and trying to be precise and truthful, I kind of burned my writing style. It’s…

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