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in the lurch

in the lurch

When I was a very young reporter, barely seventeen, my boss sent me to cover e taxi drivers strike, with a seasoned photographer. I arrived to the place where the taxi drivers had cut the traffic causing a big jam. There were two opposing drivers associations. When I...

So long, Mom

Nothing has changed at home: The same furniture in the same place, the same books in the shelves, even the last flowers we bought for her, still fresh in a vase on the table. But suddenly everything is kind of strange. She isn't there any more. She's gone for ever....

In memoriam

In memoriam

    My mom passed away last Sunday night. She was 97. She had a lucid mind till the end, but his body was battered by a brain stroke five years ago and since then she couldn't move the left side of her body. Since then my life was devoted to take care of...

The little wooden Carousel

The little wooden Carousel

Every year, in autumn, there is a medieval fair in my quarter: the old city of Pamplona . In my square, they arrange attractions for kids, among others a wooden carousel, which works with a system of dented wheels, rollers and levers, handled by a man instead of a...

Shimmering Along the Way

Shimmering Along the Way

I've been some days ago to visit the path of the first stage of the Way of St. James in Spain coming from France. It was a rainy and cold day. We arrived to Roncesvalles, very close to the place where the battle in which Roland, the protegée of Charlemagne was killed...

The vulture

The vulture

I was having a good time resting in a country house near Pamplona, Spain in the Valley of Ultzama when the "little bird" of the picture landed on our garden, and decided to stay there. A vulture in the garden! A big one! and aggressive. He charged against us when we...

The mayor and the bishop

The mayor and the bishop

The mayor of my city belongs to a far left party , so this year, just a few days before the roman Catholic feast of Corpus Christi, announced that he would not allow that the music band of the city would take part of the multitudinous procession which comes out from...

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