Las Posadas 2020

“Las Posadas” in Mexico begin on December 16th and continue until Christmas Eve. Like many festivities in this country, these nine nights have religious origins commemorating the peregrination of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem where their child Jesus was born in a manger. However since the XVIII Century the nine nights are primarily social occasions.Continue reading “Las Posadas 2020”

Is everyone just looking out for himself?

This morning I got a BIG chuckle from reading a blog post called, “The Hypocrite” (https://garydenness.wordpress.com/2020/11/30/the-hypocrite/ ) published by the ever-pragmatic, Gary Denness, author of the THE MEXILE. This Brit writes with the typical sardonic humour his countrymen are famous for. As well, he has spent enough time in Mexico to have been influenced byContinue reading “Is everyone just looking out for himself?”