December 26, 2022 Marc

The Hand Of Fate.   I spent the first 60 minutes of the final riding around Buenos Aires on my motorcycle and absorbing the atmosphere. The streets were completely deserted, like a scene from The Walking Dead, so I turned off the engine at  traffic lights to listen for roars…

December 16, 2022 Marc

Where do I start? Argentina started disastrously, but somehow have managed to reach the final on Sunday and in retrospect, not by the skin of their teeth, but by sheer talent and, dare I say it, passion. (more…)

November 8, 2022 Marc

10,000 motorcyclists converge on the University of Buenos Aires Law Dept in order to focus on armed gangs who target bikes and steal them at gunpoint. We hope the authorities will notice and take action against the criminals who steal and murder with apparent impunity on motorways in Buenos Aires…

July 22, 2021 Marc

The national identity card (DNI) is a component of Argentine DNA from cradle to grave in a similar way that a Brit feels to sailing the seven seas or strolling to the pub at opening time. Renewing, or at least trying to renew the ID card. The national identity card…

July 22, 2021 Marc

This appears to be what our neighbours are doing, but let me explain. A few years ago they replaced the traditional Spanish style roof tiles with black corrugated aluminium sheeting which was not only ugly but apparently leaked even more than the tiles and so they decided to take drastic…