Mercedes-Benz 300 TD W124

My Mercedes-Benz 300 D W124 turbodiesel

This is my newly acquired Mercedes-Benz W124 turbodiesel from 1991. A marvel with an incredibly smooth and comfortable ride. Engine: OM603.960 (Turbodiesel) Paint code: 481 SA codes (OPTIONS): 211 – AUTOMATIC LIMITED SLIP DIFFERENTIAL (ASD) 240 – OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE INDICATOR 260 – TYPE DESTINATION ON TRUNK LID – REMOVAL 261 – TYPE DESIGNATION ON FENDER / […]


Growing tomatoes in my urban garden

This year, I’m growing tomatoes in my urban garden once again. A friend of mine handed me the plants on June, perhaps a little late. Anyway, after more than two months of growing, my tomatoes are finally ripening. We tried this red one today and it had a wonderful flavor. It’s still hot here in […]


Gigantes y Cabezudos: San Antolín 2014. Palencia.

My cousin from Palencia called me a couple of weeks ago to invite me to his place. The San Antolín 2014 festivities over there started last Monday August 28th 2014 and end tomorrow, September 2nd. So, we went for a walk last Saturday morning through the Calle Mayor and we came across the traditional Gigantes […]


Predictive Search: Cortana vs. Google Now and Siri

There are currently three major mobile operating systems in the market: Android, Windows Phone and iOS. Whilst Google and Apple already have their own Mobile Personal Assistants, respectively named Google Now and Siri, Microsoft is working hard on Cortana, which is currently undergoing Beta Testing in the United States. Due for production late 2014 – early 2015, […]

Visual SEO Studio

Visual SEO Studio

Visual SEO Studio : an SEO audit tool by Federico Sasso which uses a very similar user interface to the one used in Microsoft’s Visual Studio. Comes with a Web Crawler (no limits on the number of crawled URLS) and other interesting features. Good tool if you cannot afford Screaming Frog. Compatible with Windows 7 and Windows 8. There’s […]

Mercedes-Benz W124 in Madrid

The Mercedes-Benz W124

The Mercedes-Benz W124 was a car produced between 1985 and 1996. Designed by Bruno Sacco, which at the time was head of styling at Mercedes, the car was delivered through a wide choice of body styles and powertrains. The W124 was and still is a car that is acclaimed for its stunning build quality and […]

Carrera de San Jeronimo, Madrid

Carrera de San Jerónimo | Madrid

We went for lunch at Artemisa, our favourite vegetarian restaurant in Madrid for years to celebrate my birthday. I took my Fujifilm X-Pro1 along. It’s such a joy to carry on this piece of high quality japanese craftsmanship. It’s so light and so wonderful to use. Anyhow, I took a picture of the Carrera de […]

Pine Tree Sprouts. Day 14. Shot with Fujifilm X-Pro1.

Pine Tree Sprouts – Day 14 | Fujifilm X-Pro1

This is the last photograph of the series. After 14 days, the buds have fully blossomed and the pine tree has new needles. Picture shot with my Fujifilm X-Pro1 coupled with a Fujinon XF 35mm F1.4 R. In-camera Fujifilm Astia Film Simulation JPEG file.

Pine Tree Buds. Day 5. Nokia Lumia 920.

Pine Tree Sprouts – Day 5 | Nokia Lumia 920

Ok, so the subject in this one is actually the spider. You can still appreciate the slowly growing pine buds. Shot with my Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia Camera, which is an application that will let you shoot incredible photographs with your Nokia device. It’s incredible how one can achieve such marvelous results with such […]

Pine Tree Buds | Day 3

Pine Tree Sprouts – Day 3 | Fujifilm X-Pro1

The spider of Day 1 is now displaying all of its colors on the cobweb it made. The pine tree buds are slowly but surely growing, though. It’s been a bit windy lately, so it’s being kind of difficult to capture the sprouts and all of the other small details. The picture has been taken […]