International Womens’ Club of Merida… Our 35th Anniversary

A Bevy of IWC Beauties This coming week will be a memorable one because the IWC is celebrating its 35th Anniversary. I can still remember the first meeting so clearly. There were 22 women present; and for many, of us, this was the first time we realised that quite a few English-speaking women were livingContinue reading “International Womens’ Club of Merida… Our 35th Anniversary”

An Ode to January Austerity

  There’s an unhappy woman in town, Who has trouble zipping her gown. Did it shrink in the wash? That thought, she must squash… If she wants her weight to go down.   She knows that she is “in the dumps”. But finds it hard to “take her lumps.” And shed all the pounds sheContinue reading “An Ode to January Austerity”

Guadalupe – Reyes

  Many a confused northerner has asked: What is Guadalupe – Reyes? Well, unless you have been living under a rock, you’ve noticed that Merida is an extremely social place – all year ‘round – but the revelry goes into hyper drive at the end of the outgoing year and the first week of theContinue reading “Guadalupe – Reyes”