Tag Archives: EICTV

Sweaty days are here again, and tough times in the new Cuba

Tweet I was cleaning up my old blog site and dusting it down and I found the last unposted blog I wrote before we were publicly attacked and hounded out of the country.  We were stressed and with the feeling … Continue reading

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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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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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UNESCO, Cuba and me.

Tweet Last week the Director General of UNESCO Irina Bokova visited Cuba and the Film School.  I was lucky enough to meet her and was not disappointed.  She was actually one of those terribly accomplished important people, who seems totally … 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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I’m back ………

Tweet I know, I know ………. I well and truly fell off my blogging wagon.  But after a long hot summer with 3 children under 8, a certain composure has finally re-entered my house this morning (can a house be … 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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The EICTV graduates ……. my first three films.

Tweet My first 3 films of many ……….. I began with one of the better-known directors/writers who is now pretty famous in Spain and Europe Benito Zambrano.  We actually bumped into him on the dance floor in Guadalajara so I … Continue reading

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