The time difference is only an hour it still takes a day or two to acclimatise. This morning I arrived at the Palais just in time to witness the installation of the official festival poster designed using stills from Jean-Luc Goddard‘s Contempt on the Palais. Of course I wasn’t the only one!
Preparing for Cannes is usually a straight forward affair but this year the universe has been laying out a few banana skins along the way. A last minute change in accommodation and a hiccup in travel insurance saw a slight spike in blood pressure yet I like to look for life’s silver linings. The new apartment is a shorter walk to the Palais and the day before my departure saw Royal Mail’s delivery service at its best with a box addressed to me. Inside was an X-Pro 2 and two beautiful lenses 23mm f1.4 and 56mm APD f1.2. No need to ask how happy I was. It’s Eurostar and TGV all the […]