Ricardo Blanco's Blog

Information overload on the beach

There was a time when a beach was simply a beach. You took your clothes off, and if you were so inclined donned a bathing costume (or swimming suit) and splashed around in the sea. Upon exiting the… Read More

Post-canícula promenade

  The howling of the village dogs has calmed down over the past week, due to the passing of the canícula (named for the dog star, Sirius, and its associated theme of mad dogs/midday sun, hence also ‘dog… Read More

The Foreigner

  The Foreigner   – What country is this foreigner from? – I don’t know. – What’s his name? – I don’t know. – What does he do? What language does he speak? – I don’t know. –… Read More