A writer who often likes to look on the amusing side of life. I'm also a musician, a photographer, a runner and a sports fan. So pretty busy.
Flavours of an Indigenous Past
My wife Alejandra, like nearly every Argentinian, has European ancestry. She fits within the story the country shows the world of a European-facing country inside South America. The thing is, 30% of her DNA is indigenous.
Paul McCartney's Bad Notes
Paul McCartney has already gone into the musical history books as one of the greatest songwriters the UK has ever produced. It's why he is now Sir Paul, knighted for his services to the music industry.
Tears and trials are not enough to describe the process of renovating a home. Agony? Suffering? They're far more accurate descriptions for a home renovation.
Little Bets and Her Little Black Book
She wore a secondhand school blazer, long boys’ trousers and had $20,000 stuffed inside her backpack. Her classmates wore pristine red blazers and the girls were in identical red and white check dresses. If this bothered her, she didn’t show it. Nor was she concerned there were two hundred $100 bills in the bag hanging on the back of her chair.
The Perfect Anti-Valentine Playlist - Bruce Springsteen on Shuffle
There was a time I was anti-Valentine and unromantic. A time long ago. Before I met my wife, she reads my articles so I need to be clear about this. I'm absolutely not like that now, no way. I'm so romantic and in love you wouldn't believe it.
9 Insider Facts about Buenos Aires
You'll be missing out if you visit Buenos Aires and follow the tourist guides and travel blogs. They're usually written by travellers and expats and you'll get an outsider's viewpoint.
The Secrets of my Home City
Surrounded by mountains on three sides and the Mediterranean sea on the eastern border, Valencia is cut off meteorologically and philosophically from the rest of Spain. Possibly the world. We do things a little differently here.