Category Archives: Children

Hurricane Port

Tweet Quite a lot going on here in our family life, including a little attack of chicken pox and a half term holiday of 2 weeks, meaning that our latest role of full time parents has been pushed to the … Continue reading

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Going back to my roots

Tweet I was supposed to go and see a Cuban band on Saturday night, but in the end did not make it, my heart wasn’t in it.  Rafa flew to New York the next day for the Icaro film festival … Continue reading

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The curious story of Chanel the cat, rumba at Palenque and more bad times in Guatemala.

Tweet A few weeks ago a kitten appeared one night on our terrace in front of the sea, Rafa found her and brought her inside.  She was so tiny I thought she was a hamster.  The next day our little … Continue reading

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Where is Mariel, and what mysteries does it hold for us?

Tweet After another party in the house to get me back my Cuba groove, yet again the boys were on holiday (do they ever work these French teachers?).  I wanted to get out of Havana with the children on some … Continue reading

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Beyonce hysteria, date night with my son and the real Diva finally gets her party!

Tweet Well last week, the whole of Havana was wetting their pants about Beyonce and Jay-Z gracing Cuba with their presence and causing a bit of a rumpus down Havana Cafe Thursday night, including a lot of grown ups who really … Continue reading

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Easter in Cuba, a savage tree murder and a bonfire

Tweet Easter arrived in Cuba.  After 8 years of dealing with Semana Santa in Antigua I am rather relieved that Easter like Christmas is not such a big deal, although I am sure my children don’t agree.  Luckily my German … Continue reading

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Guadalajara, chilly Cuba, next stop New York

Tweet Well Guadalajara seems a distant memory of sitting in the bar of the Hilton Hotel catching friends as they flew past from one film or party to another.  We did a press conference, we met some of the recent … Continue reading

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Ipad mini, NBC and my first ever script.

Tweet I have just spent a delicious week locked up in the house with my gorgeous little Babygirl (known as Saskia to everyone else) for lazy mornings snuggled up in bed, she with Charlie and Lola, and me with one … Continue reading

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Scripts, Saskia and Selfishness

Tweet Lots of important decisions to make this weekend and I am feeling as though I have two voices in my head …….. One says you deserve time to yourself to do your own thing, and the world is full … Continue reading

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Nearly lost it! and the ridiculous story of internet in Cuba

Tweet I spent a few tense days last week, when it appeared that this blog had disappeared into cyberspace.  I couldn’t find my website and I couldn’t get into the website of any of my host or domain suppliers to … Continue reading

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