Category Archives: Mexico

Mexican Adobe

Each summer beginning 2010 a temporary Pavilion of architectural merit is constructed on the lawns near the Serpentine Gallery in Kensington Gardens.  At the outset an established international architect was invited to design the building. In recent years the architect … Continue reading

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Tacos & Quesadillas

There are a host of great Mexican restaurants in London. You could begin at Casa Morita in Brixton. Get started with the Taco de Mole con Pallo. You can ‘walk’ around Casa Morita on google here. Other places to try are Cafe Pacifico in Covent … Continue reading

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Mexico’s Licence to Drill !

UK’s ‘Premier Oil‘ has been awarded the first oil licence by Mexico’s newly privatised gas and oil industry.  The head office of world-wide ‘Premier Oil‘ is in Victoria, London. Mexico’s oil and gas industry has been 100% state owned through ‘Pemex’ (Petróleos Mexicanos) since 1938. … Continue reading

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Mexico’s Day of the Dead at the British Museum

Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday 1st to 2nd November which focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died. Traditions connected with the holiday include … Continue reading

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Viva America Latina!

Congratulations and thanks to the Anglo Latin American Foundation for bringing us 2015’s “Latin American Fair & Fiesta” at Kensington and Chelsea Town  Hall.  There was  wonderful entertainment, crafts and food for everyone.  And all to raise funds for children. … Continue reading

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The Lone Star State in London

For three  years from 1842 to 1845 the Embassy of Texas (at that time an independent Republic) had its offices in Pickering Place, a narrow alley off St James, Piccadilly, in a buiding owned by famous wine merchants Berry Bros & Rudd. Berry Bros … Continue reading

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