Tag Archives: film school

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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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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Mexicans, Scorpions and decapitations

Tweet I flew off to Guadalajara film festival for the third time last week.  Leaving my Saskia for the first time with her brothers and her adopted Cuban family.  Two nannies and Rafa’s driver, Mario.  In fact they all had … Continue reading

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School holidays, Viñales ……… and not Bin Laden!

Tweet I have just survived 2 weeks of the boy’s school holidays and on top of that, an ailing little sister Saskia.  Who dictates to all of us in her sweet but firm way!  Terrible twos just round the corner. … Continue reading

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Parties, Cadillacs, potatoes, Valentines ……and blogging

Tweet Yesterday was Valentines day.  They call it the day of love here for anybody or anything.  You can even say I love my cow.  I actually prefer this to the sloppy fake romantic rubbish that has been marketed to … Continue reading

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Family life, my first Havana Birthday and the first US official visit to the Film School

Tweet We have been here just over 6 months now and my family is settling into a new rhythm. I have just celebrated my first Birthday in Cuba, and for the first time in years, I didn’t organise anything, as … Continue reading

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Cuba Heart & Soul

Tweet I was thinking about writing a blog about Christmas (or the lack of it) in Cuba, or an end of year summary.  Trying to round up my first impressions, but it just wasn’t forthcoming and I hate writing in … Continue reading

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