Category Archives: Film

Danay, Wichy and the new Cuban generation …

Tweet I have not had as much opportunity as I would have liked to dip into the underground music scene in Havana but sometimes I find, the good people in life, just come your way ….  I am realising that … Continue reading

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Myths and Reality ….. in Cuba

Tweet I had an adventure last week.  I escaped from my domestic life as a mother and wife of the director of the film school and became a student again.  And reading over my last few posts.  I think I … Continue reading

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A life less ordinary …..

Tweet I have been back just over a week from the UK and feeling as though I am just getting back into my routine, but also at the same time realising that there is no routine.  That is the best … Continue reading

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One year in Cuba …. the best telenovela!

Tweet I missed my one year anniversary here in Cuba.  It was August 14th when we arrived last year so I am summing things up a little late, partly due to not having much time to get on line; and … Continue reading

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1950’s wife in Havana

Tweet 1950s woman I don’t know what it is about my life right now but I feel like a 1950’s wife.  Is it Cuba or is it being the wife of the director of the film school or a bit … Continue reading

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The Cook, the thief, his wife and her lover …….. in Cuba.

Tweet As I was thinking about writing this post, the Peter Greenaway film title that I stole for this post title kept playing around in my head all jumbled up and back to front.  I think Peter Greenaway has visited the … Continue reading

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Feeling hot hot hot!

Tweet Summer has hit Havana big time.  It is steaming and I have now totally submitted myself to the world of air con, seeking shade and ventilation whenever I can.  The air is heavy and I feel a weight pressing … Continue reading

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Don’t cry for me Guatemala …….

Tweet Don’t cry for me Guatemala, the truth is I never left you…….. Well I did.  We did.  And a couple of weeks ago I went back with my family, with my 3 Guatemalan hybrids and without my Guatemalan and … Continue reading

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Cuban cinema, my first forages …….

Tweet I am so lucky to have access to a wonderful film library, reputedly one of the best in Latin America.  My husband is the director of one of the most unique film schools in the world and this has … Continue reading

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E for Entertainment Cuba style

Tweet Cultural life in Havana is very good and there is always enough things going on to please anybody.  Beyond that there is always spontaneity and good music and parties to be joined.  Cubans are an educated bunch and they … Continue reading

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