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And more on football

By klp - Monday, June 29, 2015

Talking about football, I want to go back to my earlier assertion that “South American style is emotional and driven by passion”.  After watching Copa America 2015 games I would… Read more…

On football

By klp - Thursday, June 25, 2015

Much has been written about the differences between European and South American footballing styles. The usual cliché is that South American style is emotional and driven by passion, with the… Read more…

Rules and regulations? What is that?

By klp - Friday, June 19, 2015

Notice in our apartment building clearly requires the users of the gym who want to listen to music etc. while working out to use headphones/earphones.  It is very common that… Read more…

…and since I mentioned the Pope

By klp - Sunday, June 14, 2015

  I hear that Papa Francisco has been reported to say that people in Argentina were surprised when he chose as his name “Francisco“; they were hoping that his name… Read more…

His Holiness Pope Francis

By klp - Saturday, June 6, 2015

Buenos Aires may not appear to be a very religious place but Argentinians do like their Pope Francis.  His images can be seen all over the place. Here is His… Read more…


By klp - Saturday, June 6, 2015

After a year in Buenos Aires I can now read and understand fairly complex Spanish texts. Daily conversations with the locals though are still difficult, but then again who needs… Read more…


By klp - Monday, June 1, 2015

I love tango, both the music, and from my ballroom-dancing days, the dance also. In Buenos Aires, the effect of western pop-culture is visible but tango is live and well…. Read more…

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