I was amazed to find that many cinemas here only have one screen. I went to see 'Sideways' which had scenes from where I was staying in Santa Monica, otherwise it was a pretty boring film. The inside of the cinema was much more interesting as the walls were decorated with old Hollywood scenes.
Iranians, Jews and art deco cinemas in Westwood Village, L.A. April 3rd 2005 The Travelodge I stayed in (Denise had already returned to London) was just round the corner from Westwood Village, not a quaint little village as we would understand it in Britain, but built-up, commercialised and with 6-lane highways running through it! Nevertheless it has a lot of character with palm tree-lined avenues, lots of little restaurants, and Mexican-influenced architecture. The hous ... read more
Gerry is an Independent Reviewing Officer of children in care in Kent, England. Denise also works with children and in training. From 1st October 2004 we started travelling around the world for a year, first stop India, then SE Asia and on into Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Back to London after a stop in Los Angeles and then off to Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Guatemala and up to Cuba. In November 2005 Gerry went to Uganda in East Africa for 6 months to work with some old friends who run a project called 'Uganda Family Resource Link' working with childre... full info