Memories

Valid hug

When I knock to the door of my former school, an old nun greeted me and began to talk with me very excited, remembering our past times when I was…

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Advent Calendar

For the ones who celebrate Christmas, today begins the Advent Calendar. It’s the time of preparation for the big feast of December 25th. When we were kids, we had an…

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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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Remembrances

In a few days I’m going to travel to Croatia and the remembrances of my last trip are particularly vivid. It was maybe 14 or 15 years ago. My mom…

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Target of jokes

When I was little, I was the target of jokes of choice for my classmates, because I couldn’t speak properly Spanish. I had went to school not knowing a single…

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Bastion

My city keeps its ancient walls all around the old quarter, with its bastions, battlements, bulwarks, part of its moat, its beautiful citadel, even a gate with a wooden drawbridge…

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Nightmare

Speaking about nightmares is dangerous. I don’t know if there are out there reading this , dream interpreters who can deduce things about my inner self I don’t want to…

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Sleepy interview

A seasoned journalist from my newsroom had had a harsh polemic with a politician, the secretary of education of the regional government. She basically called him a liar in a…

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A confusing call

A very mild earthquake shake my city many years ago, and it was all over the news. I was making the news, because I was working in a local newspaper…

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