The Glory of the Aztec Empire

On Saturday 25/03/22 (03/25 if you’re from the E.U.A) I presented another talk at the Museum of Western Australia on behalf of the Friends of Mexico Society. (Notes in BOLD have been added to this Post and were not part of my original talk) This is an outline of my latest presentation at the Western Australian Museum as part of their Boola Bardip program of … Continue reading The Glory of the Aztec Empire

Product Review : Mole de Xico

City Farm is a not-for-profit community organisation that has been running an Urban Farm for over 25 years located only a few minutes from the centre of Perth. This unique urban sanctuary is a working urban farm that focuses on recycling, sustainability and community support. One service they offer is a small commercial kitchen and (larger) dining area.  In this space has popped up an … Continue reading Product Review : Mole de Xico

Tenochtitlan in Australia?

The Mesoamerican deity Huitzilopochtli was the patron god of the Mexican people during the height of Aztec rule. Where he stands now is a little less clear though. Huitzilopochtli’s legend goes (1) that after he was betrayed by a nephew he killed him and removed his heart. This heart was disposed of on an island in the middle of Lake Texcoco and, like many creation … Continue reading Tenochtitlan in Australia?

FOMEX The Friends of Mexico

The Friends of Mexico is a cultural friendship group with chapters around the world. In Perth, Western Australia it was born in 2006 under the initiative of Ambassador H.E. Martha Ortiz de Rosas. It is run by a group of dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers who get together to celebrate the culture of Mexico and share it with the people of Perth. FOMEX has expatriate members … Continue reading FOMEX The Friends of Mexico