The New INM Regs Part 4

The helpful young lady at the Mexican Embassy in London promised to send me an email, and she was as good as her word. I had it, and all the information I need. I think. And providing I understand it all correctly, then this visa...

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The New INM Regs Part 3

After two weeks of constantly phoning the number provided on the London Embassy’s webpage, the call was both connected and answered! I was promptly given another number to ring – this wasn’t the correct number...

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The New INM Regs Part 2

I suspect this could turn into an epic series of blog posts, documenting my efforts to obtain my Mexican visa. Perhaps it will be useful to people who come after me. Or forewarning for those who might want to put their lives to...

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The Mexican Winner

I’ve been looking out for Mexican dining options since arriving back in the UK in 2011. Sadly, most of the restaurants I’ve found purporting to be providers of fine Mexican cuisine are non-starters. I won’t...

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Mexican Olympics

The Olympics, Paralympics are over. Completely finished. No more turning on and off flames or waving Union Flags, or singing God Save the Queen, or pretending to sing the second verse of God Save the Queen, of which no one knows...

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A New Mexico

The podcast I’ve embedded at the bottom of this post is a recent show from the BBC, called Mexico Rising. It is, happily, a more positive look at Mexico. Although when not looking at the ‘big’ picture of...

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Scale and Scaling

Every now and then I sell a photo. Not as many as I’d like, not as often as I’d like and never for as much as I’d like! But every sale is appreciated. For the cash it brings in, you see. Usually, sales are just...

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Axes and Exiles

Seventy two years ago today, a  young revolutionary-minded Spaniard strolled into an office in a Coyoacan home and plunged a ice axe into the head of an old revolutionary Russian. A day later, Leon Trotsky died as a result of...

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The Mexican Connection

I’ve previously covered my recent trip to Paris with Mrs P. But there are a few more photos to share. The photos with a Mexican connection. In Mexico there’s plenty of evidence of a French Connection – the...

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