I’ve been at my new school for six weeks and my greatest moment of pride so far has been performing in the Autumn concert with the acapella girls. I never used to sing! Not even infront of my closest friends. I didn’t have the confidence! My parents can both sing (Dad you need to join the band as a lead singer) , so I took the odds that I could too. I started acapella with the encouragement of my close friend. We went and I haven’t missed a rehearsal since. I took the jump to perform “true colours” at the … Continue reading My leap: Acapella
I love symbolism I was volunteering at the bookshop, this book came in, it was about to be thrown away but I asked to see it. An old dictionary. 1880s. Brown hardback. Signatures of the owner. Scratched cover. Peeling leather. … Continue reading My 1880s dictionary
I’m back on the scene. Here is what happened when I touched turn back in the dance studio…
Rustic and quirky pub. Live music. Worn and well loved wooden floor with antique furniture. One brave move. I kicked off my brown clunky boots and walked 15 steps up to the open space by the piano. A slow mellow song. I danced, I had no plan or routine but I danced everything I wanted to say in exactly my own contemporary way. I was completely lost in the moment and the thrill of dancing spontaneously with an audience of people dining. The music stopped and a round of applause followed as I came out of my trance and walked … Continue reading Dancing with a stranger
A summary of my weekend away alone to visit friends…
Ummmm….so?? It has been a while!! Where did I go?
~This is a draft I found. I danced in a dance company for almost a year. Unfortunately my dance teacher closed her company, along with the company and the dance classes. I’m sure I’ll write about this another time but … Continue reading Company Love
“If your heart says to dance, shouldn’t your body follow?” Continue reading “If your heart says to dance, shouldn’t your body follow?”