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London welcomes Mexico

Today President Peña Nieto of Mexico began a state visit to the United Kingdom.  London was dressed up for the visit.

Of course there is a permanent Mexican presence here, at the Embassy on St. 31 more words


chirose reblogged this on howdoyousaytacoinspanish and commented:

My fellow blogger at https://distantdrumlin.wordpress.com captured these wonderful photos of President Peña Nieto's trip to London. The Mexican president (with his lovely wife) was visiting with the Queen of England and Prince Phillip. Enjoy.!!

Foreign to Familiar

Foreign. Kind of a strange word in itself. When does something transform from familiar to foreign or even foreign to familiar? After one, two maybe even three times. 341 more words

No! I am not here to make you laugh!!!

A few weeks ago, I attended a work dinner involving my department and our Board / senior leadership from Europe. If you read this post… 613 more words


The Rules of the Game (1939); And it's Inferiority as a Classic

In 1939, Jean Renoir was French cinema’s golden child. With three majorly adored films under his belt, French movie goers waited with bated breath for the release of his next venture, … 1,243 more words


Browse all the LGBTQ films at the Main Library!

Have you heard of LETTERBOXD? It’s a site that lets you make and follow lists of films…

Our awesome librarian friend at the Main Library in Oakland has made lists for all the LGBTQ films currently available. 53 more words

Baby went to Amsterdam 


I froze.

You could blame it on the lack of sleep from a red eye flight, but the inital feeling I had when I stepped off the plane into the Amsterdam airport wasn’t excitement, it was a heart pounding, sense of nervousness that had me asking myself, “what the hell have I done?” … 674 more words

Adam Johnson arrest: 15-year-old girl 'boasted about her relationship with football star to pals online'

The Sunderland ace was arrested this week at his £1.8million home after the girl’s father is said to have approached police


Laurence Griffiths

Adam Johnson of Sunderland celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Sunderland at St James’ Park … 337 more words