Buying shoes, twice

I’m in my mid-thirties and I’m seeing the signs… I might (not confirmed) be getting old. For the first thirty years of my life whenever a pair of shoes had completed their purpose I would just buy new ones, a different one. I’ve never put much thought into it. Usually, brands change the version of […]





36

Oh boy, I’m getting old again! There’s no escaping, I’m 36 years old. It’s always funny how everything age-related is so relative. I was meeting older martial arts masters this past weekend, people in their 40’s, 50’s, 60’s, or even my master at +80, and of course they said I was so young. I joke […]


Back from Japan

Almost a month ago I posted “Back to Japan” and left you hanging. Sorry about that. Truth is I was updating my travel blog and posting Instagram stories, with the occasional updates on Mastodon updates. So, how was it? Amazing, awesome, fascinating, incredible just marvelous. It was everything I was expecting it to be. Mind […]



The Fediverse is just amazing

Or rather… the people on the Fediverse is just amazing 😉 A few years ago I created an account on mastodon.social, I eventually learned what the decentralization is about and migrated to the smaller (yet still big enough) instance mastodon.technologyA month ago I created my own Mastodon instance at ricard.social (more on how and why […]


35

So a few weeks ago I made it to 35 years young 🎂 🥳 It was a different birthday, as it happened while I was traveling in South Korea. For me, that was a novelty. For the past decade I think I’ve always celebrated it in Barcelona, with friends and family. Ok, not that I […]


Flying

It might not be a big deal to you. Maybe you have been regularly flying for the past two years. Not my case. Last week I took the first flight since 2022, since hell broke loose 🥲 For me, that’s a big deal. It’s not like I wasn’t able to do that before but the […]