Unexpected driving lessons

The weekend of the 15th of August, Sant Quintí de Mediona held it’s town festival. I knew I’d meet old friends and family and it’d be great fun. I also knew I’d get there by car, only not that I’d be alone in it… Let’s call a spade a spade, Sant Quintí is not gracefully … Continue reading Unexpected driving lessons

A Pole and the Three Wise Men

After going on holidays to Madrid using New Year’s Eve as an excuse, a Polish friend visited me in Barcelona. It wasn’t his first time here. Last November we visited the city on foot in four days. That time he learnt the details about the Castanyada; this time he experienced the Three Wise Men’s eve … Continue reading A Pole and the Three Wise Men

The perks of last—as in previous—generation consoles

When this year started I shared some ongoing self-improvement plans and, although posts on science or language have been published, there’s not much on the third group, apart from books. Let’s talk about video games. PlayStation 4 is turning 1 next Saturday and I bought a PlayStation 3 a couple of weeks ago. So, PS4 … Continue reading The perks of last—as in previous—generation consoles

Swinger no more

I’ve mentioned before—don’t make me check where—that my life is divided in two or three-year cycles, usually because I choose it, but sometimes it just happens. Last September, on Saint Jerome’s day, I announced my retirement from teaching English to study insecticides in dolphins. I’m a pseudo-full-time environmental chemist now indeed. Apart from that, I … Continue reading Swinger no more