Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Feliz Navidad

Christmas greetings to all my readers.

The Fury Of Padilla

A patch covers the eye he lost sight in due to a goring and his face has been converted into a permenant snarl due to the nerve damage caused by the same injury. What should have been a career-ending injury has spelled rebirth and phenomenal success for Juan Jose Padilla.

Recently, Padilla came to Mexico and in Mexico City realized yet another maximum triumph.

He came. He saw out of his one good eye. He conquered.

He left in triumph on the shoudlers of the crowd.

The fury of Padilla. The force. The ferocious determiantion to acheive against the odds. Once more, Padilla has accomplished.

Padilla, si!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Padilla! Torerazo!

Monday, December 10, 2012

El Chino Book Review

El Chino is a kid's book, but nonetheless worth a look by any aficionado.

This short and heavily illustrated (drawings) book tells the story of novillero Bill Wong, who was born in China, grew up on the Arizona/Mexico border and caught the bull fever in Spain.

Wong, however, died in  a car crash before seeing  his full potential.

The book is a fitting tribute.