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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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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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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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My Nanny State

Tweet Here in Guatemala all my friends have nannies, niñeras, muchachas or whatever terminology you care to use.  It is par for the course, and a well known advantage of the third world lifestyle – a hangover from a colonial … Continue reading

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