Category Archives: On the road

Reality bytes in 140 chars

As you can see, I update this blog slowly. It happens because I have no much time to write long posts about really interesting things in this period. But I usually need to share little thoughts  and moments, and fast … Continue reading

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Highly connected nodes

It’s the leit motiv of my life these days… I’m a member of GPUL, so I’m a free software activist -> I collaborated with ESF-Galicia (Engineers Without Borders) in their migration to free software and open standards. I’m a social … Continue reading

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They were killed looking for freedom

A humble tribute in my window. Never forget. Tiananmen Square 1989-2009

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Perfect purity

“Perfect purity is possible if you turn your life into a line of poetry written with a splash of blood“ Yukio Mishima. Runaway horses, 1969

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Only an accident…

Since October, 30th I’m the new president of GPUL. It has been necessary because Emilio went some months to investigate at INRIA in Grenoble. He needed holidays too because the great,, amazing work he made leading GPUL the last three … Continue reading

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GIStheresis

Some weeks ago I wrote about my work at the Territorial Studies Lab. After two months of a interesting, funny stage I left the Lab. Two doors from there, the CartoLab needed a geek person with some knowledge about GNU/Linux … Continue reading

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Citius, altius, fortius… bloodious

I always loved sports. I didn’t played a lot because I was too bad and I had no teacher who drived me right. Like most of Spanish boys, I loved football, and I soon began to suffer with the curse … Continue reading

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Geeks as we are

Visperas and Benji got married in June. They celebrated the marriage in Alcalá de Henares, near Madrid. Alcalá was the first planned university in the world by Cardinal Cisneros in the XV Century. Everywhere in the  city you can find … Continue reading

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I was not resting in peace

I have not too much time to update this blog. Really, I never had time to do it, but now I’m aware of this fact but I’m not going to give up now. Last months were very hard but results … Continue reading

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Always a lot of concrete

Around 410 Spanish credits (not ECTS) and many, many years, today I received my last class in the School. Civil engineer Álvaro Vázquez Herrero from Exconsa Ltd. talk us about foundations, project management and the life. Of course, today I … Continue reading

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The straight way

As I had arrived to Segovia at night I missed great part of the Castilian landscape. Back to Galicia by car, I could appreciate its plainness and I could imagine the field of gold it becames in Summer. (yes, this … Continue reading

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Rescue the princess

Castilian towns are different than Galician ones (concentrated vs. scattered land occupancy). I could prove it along my route, and I could see it in situ when I arrived to Segovia. Segovia is well-known because it has one of the … Continue reading

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Building territory

Last weekend I went to Segovia to visit my friends Belen, Quico and their little children Carlitos and Julia. That was a fast, intense travel. I got the Talgo train at La Coruña the Friday morning. The Talgo is one … Continue reading

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Death on their top

The top of the world: last Jan, 11th Edmund Hillary died 88 years old. Everest he conquered is 88 Hm. high. The top of the mind: last Jan, 17th Bobby Fischer died 64 years old. The chessboard he owned has … Continue reading

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Thunder (very long distance) road

It was by coincidence. Today I had a nice dinner with my friends of the Civil Engineers School Raquel, Olga, the two Silvias, and Nacho (Silvia’s boyfriend) who is an Industrial Engineer. We didn’t meet all at the same time … Continue reading

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Beaten, trying to beat again

Because family issues I passed the last 4 weeks very stressed, angry, sad and busy. I wrote some fast posts, but I’ll try to recover in the next days some missing questions before the year ends…

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Pure Xmas

Let’s look for things that join us. Then let’s shake our hands. And then, let’s pray for the World. Peace, Justice, Love: God’s Kingdom.

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Café Delicias, 7:00 a.m.

Even when I heard the morning news in the radio actually I listened in my mind the fuzzy experiments of Thelonious Monk Himself, and Bill Evan’s Alone too. Yes, alone, having a double cup of coffee and a smoking a … Continue reading

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Love the rain

Today when I went off the train in the evening, it began to rain. I had 1 km. down to home, so I put my headphones and shooke off the glasses. The water drops run on my face, but I … Continue reading

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Hate the sun

Today began the Summer for me. Since the morning to the sunset, grey clouds opened to the sun, then they went away. I’ll be hidden underground until I can feel again the rain drops in my face, in October.

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