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A Focus on Security Sidelines Education in Mexico

Originally published by Americas Quarterly on Nov. 19th, 2014.

This was supposed to be a banner year for Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. In the last quarter of 2013, his party was able to push through what were then called historical structural reforms to modernize the Mexican education system and boost the national economy and energy sector.  686 more words


Supermarket Offers 27 Nov '14

This is just the first of many posts where I will gather all the offer leaflets together in one place. Planning meals around what’s on offer is a good way to save some money. 354 more words


We are in!!!

“You have one new voicemail message…”

It’s them! It’s the RHS! We have officially been awarded a place to exhibit a ‘Festival’ category garden at RHS Malvern Spring Festival in May 2015.

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Everything has a beginning

I decided to write a budget food blog as I’m one of those people that is terrible at sticking to plans. I kept meaning to make a food budget to stick to, but as many people out there know, it can be hard to start even making one in the first place! 298 more words


B.C. finances on track to balance budget: minister

VICTORIA – British Columbia’s projected budget surplus numbers are rising, but the Liberal government isn’t planning a spending spree, Finance Minister Mike de Jong said Wednesday. 470 more words


How much we spent travelling in Indonesia for a month, and where we could have saved money

Our style of travel seems to be panning out as budget-luxe.  Sadly, ‘luxe’ with a lowercase  L, not upper!  We seem to mix it up quite a bit and our expenses (mainly food) vary wildly from one day to the next.   612 more words