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The honour of my family and my love affair with Cuba

Tweet In my last days leaving Cuba, Shakespeare quotes were running through my head, lines from Julius Cesar and Corialanus, now in England I am listening to Danay Suarez and it all makes sense …………. Yo soy individual y me … Continue reading

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Meeting Sandrine Bonnaire and French Cinema month comes round again

Tweet Last week was a very exciting week for me.  Before heading off to New York, the French Film month had begun in Cuba, and the Friday before we had gone to the opening night to see Les Intouchables, the … 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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Potatoes and the whole consumption game in Cuba …..

Tweet Potatoes disappeared  from sight here in Havana a couple of weeks before Christmas.  I managed to get hold of some a la izquierda, ie on the black market.  This entailed going to the big agro (veg market) on 19 … Continue reading

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The Spanish Party, Cuba the Cat and the Lion that roars ……

Tweet We headed out for yet another embassy bash last week.  It was the fiesta nacional of Spain at the Spanish Ambassador’s Residence and what a beautiful place it was.  Imagine a huge white villa with palms leading down through … Continue reading

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Telegram from Habana

Tweet I have so much to write about my new life that I have 20 blog posts in my head.  I really don’t know where to begin. I am realising that my inability to write or get on line is … Continue reading

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In Limbo in Habana

Tweet My life has begun here in Havana but I still feel a little bit in limbo, mainly because the school term hasn’t begun for Rafa or the children …….. but after a few amateur mistakes, things are falling into … Continue reading

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Arrived in Cuba and dialing up my internet!

Tweet I bet you have all forgotten what that sounds like.  I have to admit to feeling very nostalgic when I heard that old familiar noise. Sorry for my absence from the blogsphere but the last few weeks have been … Continue reading

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On the run, safe house and processions …….

Tweet Our possessions have all disappeared and are due to mysteriously arrive in another country where I am sure we will spend an eternity fighting with the customs  …… but we are ready for it. What if the ship sinks? … Continue reading

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The Toaster

Tweet We have moved out of our house and our things have left in a big truck headed for Cuba but not without some interesting issues along the way.  One of which, I would like to share here as maybe … Continue reading

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