I am some what annoyed to come back from Amsterdam to find my Facebook profile is suspended!! grrrrr!
but my page is still up http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kandie-Luv/109736925748724
I had a great 4 days at www.abbywinters.com
My name on there is KANDICE (by the way)
and worked with and met some fantastic girls, from Holland, Texas, Philapeans and australia.
I thought i would keep abit of a diary of my goings on for the trip.........
Tues 12th:2am...and my alarm goes off! Time to get up and drive to the airport, everyother time ive been it has been dead on the roads so this time i only left 2 hours in total to get from home to Departures.
Big Mistake! I hit traffic on the motorway and then the airparks bus was CRAZY busy.....oh yeh forgot its summer holiday time and everyone in the world would also be catching flights! panick sets in when i see the huge queue for security!!
Anyway i made it!, and flight was lovely and quick about 45mins! I then had to catch a Train to amsterdam central which i jumped on just in time and got my bag stuck in the closing doors! ha ha haaaa!
Next up! A tram ride to spuistraat, and a little walk to the office!
After filling in the paper work we went off to the location - a flat located in the popular tourist area, (redlight and cafe's) so throughout the shoot i could smell hash and weed wafting up from the cafe below! he he! I nearly took out some lighting equipment by falling down a two inch step to the bedroom, like it was a small mountain! Over reaction alert!! :)
The shoot was good fun, my solo shoot, we put knickers everywhere, and i tried putting them on in wierd ways and in different places other than where they should go! Then Nichole came and we did our D.I.M shoot together, we were told 'Talk about anything, except the weather'.....well straight away...we were like... 'soooo weathers shit..huh?' ha ha ha
After the shoot i went for dinner at a lovely Indonesian restaurant, which was yummy!! I had beef in some kind of peanut sauce and rice cake, which was sticky rice all squished together take a look!
And a wierd Bright green pancake! which i thought was a hand towel to start with ha ha!
I went to bed early so got up bright an early wed morning and went to check out the Breakfast buffet in the hotel! OMG! Ive never seen so many different types of breakfast! lol! There was Bread - All types!, Cheeses, cooked brekkie, boiled eggs, cereals, jam and cute little boxes of chocolate flakes, instead of choc spread!, fruits, salad (random) yoghurts, and even pancakes!!
I had cereal, fruit and some pancakes! Fat cow! ha!
I then walked to the location ad got soaked as only had my little denim jacket with me, (note to self: always take a pac a mac, when travelling)
The shoot today was a style DEBUT for abbywinters! There first member directed video shoot! So excited to be apart of it! The member had won a competition to be able to do skype to skype with me and direct me through the shoot how they wanted it, she was so lovely and abit nervous! she said it was a dream come, so that was really sweet! And she gave me a rose! on screen anyway! he he
I had the afternoon to kill which i was going to sight see! but it was chucking it down so i bought an umbrella! and some cute lacoste pumps!
Couldn't sleep wed night! had wierd dreams! One was about bombing down an empty carpark on a trolly!!!? and another was about fixing a bell on a bike!!? RANDOM!
It was still bloody raining and i kept slipping off my flip flops whilst walking to the office and battling against the wind trying to turn my umbrella inside out!
Had a shoot with Gaby (on abbywinters.com) she was so lovely and great to work with, think the video will be hot! We were rudely disturbed by the Police turning up at the location though as a nieghbour had called coz they had seen the flash light going off lots!
I had some yummy indonesian again, and then had a hot shower and chilled out in the hotel as got really soaked.
Last day at abbywinters, abit sad as they are such a lovely bunch of girls, and it gets quite lonely working for yourself, i miss the intereaction of a team! There was 7 of us on location today so we all squished in the Van and new Videographer 'Izzy' was driving, whilst trying to reverse the big VW Transporter she announced in her cute polish accent ' Everybody look around, a shout if something wrong!'
Had a lovely shoot in the garden, in the sun! Fab!!! And then took a Taxi back to the office, and got the Tram and Train back to the airport!
I met a Korean girl at the Airport called Su, she was so cute! and had been travelling for 3 months, on her own, we chatted for ages and as she is learning english, so i was helping her with words and she was telling me about Korea was really nice, but sad to see the hassle she gets trying to go through passport control!
We should all be allowed to travel anywhere in the world, whenever, and share it!!
Well after everyone i met, From all of the different countries, we are just the same, we have the same bits in the same places, They are just different shapes, sizes and colours!!
That is all folks :) x