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Mi feria del libro

  Últimamente me acuesto cada noche con miedo y me levanto con miedo, por la crisis económica. Casi nunca había sentido tan cerca un vendaval macro en mi mundo micro. Sólo ocurrió una vez, con los atentados del 11-S. Siento una especie de taquicardia al ralentí que parece sincronizada con la del mundo en general. […]

Killing elephants in Paradise

  This is what I wrote after travelling to Botswana and some other African countries in 2009:   If I start this post saying I saw Paradise on Earth it might sound pretentious. But I went to Africa, and that is how it felt. It is a continent that really alters the senses. You want […]

Estamos todos asqueados

  Al encontrarse al norte de Madrid, al borde de la M-30, las calles Salvador de Madariaga, Avenida de Badajoz y Albacete crean una burbuja. Salvador de Madariaga se descorcha desde el sur con la fuerza de dos construcciones emblemáticas: la Mezquita de Madrid y el Tanatorio de la M-30. Albacete retoma este camino hacia […]

Sands of war

  Kseniya Simonova, «Ukraine’s got talent» winner with this «Sand animation» which reflects the trauma of her country during World War II, when millions of people died.     [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=518XP8prwZo[/youtube]     Gracias, Ilziet.    

Africa, that Paradise on Earth

  If I start this post saying I saw Paradise on Earth it might sound pretentious. But I went to Africa, and that is how it felt.   It is a continent that really alters the senses.   You want to see the sounds. You want to hear the smells. You want to smell the […]