Embracing Contradiction in Cuba – Part Three

Habana life

We returned to Havana for our last night to find that the casa we had previously stayed in was full. So we began traipsing around the streets of Havana Viejo looking for a room. After checking out a few that just didn’t feel right, I found myself standing in front of a door with a small, printed sign that read ‘La Terrazza.’ I pressed the buzzer, then heard a voice from above. A woman was leaning out over the third … Keep reading…

Life is precious

autumn-birds

Yesterday I heard some very sad and shocking news. A young work colleague died very suddenly and unexpectedly. I couldn’t believe my ears. The shock was like a numbness radiating through my core, and I found it very difficult to comprehend. I am filled with sadness for his partner and family, and cannot begin to imagine what they might be experiencing right now. … Keep reading…