Category Archives: Buenos Aires

Domingo

There’s something she does on Sunday mornings, so she jumped from her big bed this morning. I could have stayed there awhile, maybe pick up the VS Naipaul novel I had been reading the night before and peek at her … Continue reading

Posted in Buenos Aires, English, Guadalajara

Burn

It must have felt strange and shocking and disorienting for a few seconds, until he realized what had happened. Then, it felt worse. Fede couldn’t believe what had happened: Alejo had drenched him in kerosene, and was now lighting matches … Continue reading

Posted in Buenos Aires, English, London

Why I garden

I was a city boy, not a country boy. I grew up in downtown Buenos Aires, a huge city of many million people, in an apartment building. I had a balcony in my room, a small balcony with iron railings, … Continue reading

Posted in Buenos Aires, English, South Florida

Santa Fe y Pueyrredón

Durante el útlimo año en la universidad, conseguí una pasantía en una agencia de recorte de noticias. Esos lugares que buscan referencias a sus clientes en los medios. Entraba en la oficina como a medianoche. Durante las primeras horas había … Continue reading

Posted in Buenos Aires, Español

El Obrero

– Bueno, Candela o Socorro? – Que, la reina o la culebra? – La reina tiene que estar en un outfit sexy, eh. Algo nice.. – Si si si, ya lo dijiste… y la culebra toda atada con… que era … Continue reading

Posted in Buenos Aires, Español

In praise of failure (1)

Been thinking a long time about what to write on this yellow notepad from Office Depot. My friends have left a while ago, and the fire is dying outside. Fall is in the air. It’s still brutally hot during the … Continue reading

Posted in Buenos Aires, English

La vida es sueño

The morning was spendid, sunny, bright. They drank the scene with their eyes as they walked: the canals, the houseboats, the children going to school, the tall, blond men and women riding bikes, the streetcars, the Arabs selling trinkets and … Continue reading

Posted in Amsterdam, Buenos Aires, English, Israel