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Random Tango thoughts

Dancing in London – Fridays

Last post from the London scene, as I wait for my flight back to antipodean winter. Let me tell you about Carablanca. This entrance is around the back, but Red … Continue reading

July 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Dancing in London – Wednesdays

No photo as yet because my friend Karl has it on his phone. I first met Karl at the Dome 5 years ago. I remember we did the cabeceo in … Continue reading

July 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Dancing in London -Tuesdays

Tuesday was a hot day in London. I had arranged to meet Anthony at a venue neither of us had been to before. Tango at the Jewel Bar. We haven’t … Continue reading

July 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Dancing in London – Mondays

It’s World Cup fever and many milongas are cancelled. Which is a good thing because I think I’m jet lagged. See you tomorrow.

July 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Dancing in London – Sundays

Today I experienced two very different sorts of venues; the first a new one for me, the other one for which I have dear memories. I went for a reconno├«tre, … Continue reading

July 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Do you remember when you were a beginner?

I am angry. I am writing┬á because as a tango teacher I heard that one of my students was abused at one of our social evenings. Another teacher recounted to … Continue reading

April 17, 2018 · 3 Comments

Thoughts on Embellishments or adornos

This will be short. When I was younger in my dancing, novice and beginner like, I thought embellishments were grand. I didn’t really know what they were, but I wanted … Continue reading

February 7, 2018 · 2 Comments

The follower’s leg.

What is the one thing that followers don’t pay any attention to? Their leg. It is the one thing that is as plain as the nose on one’s face, and … Continue reading

February 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Dear follower – a letter from a grateful leader

Thank you for turning up each week and waiting. I realize that you soend far more time than leaders on looking good. This is the opportunity to test out those … Continue reading

December 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Dear Leader – a thank you letter to a considerate dancer

Thank you for choosing to learn Argentine Tango. To my mind it is the loveliest partner dance and when the bug bites you, you will make it your life. The … Continue reading

December 20, 2017 · Leave a comment
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