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Creaking – That is the sound of the two of us – HBTW and Myself, struggling up the hill after extra Dancing tonight. We were trying to perfect a whisk and chasse in the waltz, and a zip-lock, running something … Continue reading

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New step

The latest step we are learning at Dance Class is in the quickstep: a zig zag, backlock with a running finish. Yes – that’s what I thought too.

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Nostalgia year by year

Wimbledon evokes nostalgia year on year, and this year is no exception. The only thing that is different is that the pleasure and memories increase. I scan the faces of the crowd looking for celebrities and imagine my Dad sitting … Continue reading

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The Aftermath

Friday evenings is Dance Class for HBTW and myself. It has resulted in some surprising outcomes: Stiffness and aching limbs through till Monday each week. Listening to music everywhere and counting the beat. Working out what kind of dance to … Continue reading

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