Homage to Canarias May 14th 2007 Paul thoughtfully grazes his bishop placed on F2 in defence of his king. He picks it up from the chessboard in the apparent intention to capture my D4 pawn. It is a good move, my pawn is not protected while his bishop in the actual position could cause him checkmate in two moves. “Watch it out” suggest I casually. “I’m a bastard” think I, while Paul puts the bishop down and back he goes ... read more
Europe » Spain » Canary Islands » Gran Canaria Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
The chubby, long-haired little boy of the picture is me back in the '70s. Today I look a bit different, but deep down I kept the same level of suspicious curiosity. I Travel in no hurry and this blog is the instrument to tell my story. I'm not english mother tongue, so please be indulgent with any grammatical/structural awkwardness you might stumble upon.
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