I worked on my first international production today, and it was a great experience. A US/Canadian set with a very talented group of people. Observation: most of the people running the show (ADs, etc.) are women. This pleases me. A large percentage of the crew is female.
On 16 March 2010, M and I left the interior of South Africa, on a life-changing journey that began in the Prairies of rural Canada. I wrote about some of the culture shock I experienced, followed by a realisation that I was happy with the move. Today, on 23 November 2015, 2,076 days after landing,Continue reading Lo, Canada
This Easter weekend, we went to Los Angeles to sort out our permanent residence for Canada. Yes, I realise how silly that sounds, but there’s a good reason. When you live in Canada, you’re supposed to send off your PR application to somewhere in the US (usually Buffalo, NY). In our case, we did this,Continue reading Permanent Hazard
We just got back from a visit to South Africa. It’s my second trip back this year, but M’s first, since we left for Canada in March 2010. The first thing we noticed was how much the price of food has gone up. Whether it’s Woolworths packaging fewer items for the same price, or restaurantsContinue reading How things have changed