Tag Archives: Habana

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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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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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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Cuba blogging

Tweet I am not sure who reads my blog.  I never check the statistics, not even sure if I know how.  I don’t do all the right things to promote it to the blogging community.  I don’t read many other … 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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New Latin American Cinema ……… and me.

Tweet The dust is settling on yet another Latin American Film Festival.  I am becoming a veteran of these events, which is rather strange for a person who has never made a film in her life, Latin or otherwise.  I … Continue reading

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Life is surreal ……. but I like it

Tweet I sat in the auditorium of the Museo de Belles Artes last night listening to some great British actors delivering a beautiful collection of Pinter’s plays and poems finishing with his incredibly powerful acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace … Continue reading

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Our house, the party and the French lover who fled the country

Tweet Our first party in our wonderful house all went very well.  Everyone from the film school helped me to make it a success.  Maeda arrived with flowers to fill the house from San Antonio and then a team of … Continue reading

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Quinta Avenida, Embassies and Air Con

Tweet A month has flown by and my life is still not sorted but we have done so much in such a short space of time.  We need to remind ourselves, on those days when we both feel exhausted and … Continue reading

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