Silent Sunday 8.11.20
Nov08

Silent Sunday 8.11.20

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Silent Sunday 24.2.19
Feb24

Silent Sunday 24.2.19

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The Royal Ballet, Elmhurst and rejection
May14

The Royal Ballet, Elmhurst and rejection

My daughter didn’t get into the Royal Ballet Mid Associates programme. I didn’t blog about it at the time. It was to be expected. They had only a handful of places and were holding auditions around the country. She was disappointed, though. We’d waited two months for the news and during that time there had always been that little glimmer of ‘What if?’. But it wasn’t meant to be. After she’d...

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Bronze Jazz – Distinction!
Dec18

Bronze Jazz – Distinction!

It’s been a couple of months since my daughter did her Bronze Jazz exam and we’ve been patiently waiting for the results. To be honest, we’d almost forgotten about it because our lives have moved into panto mode and everything else gets put on hold or forgotten for the best part of two months. I was pretty sure my daughter would get distinction in her exam. She really is a beautiful dancer. She has it all –...

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The panto – opening night!
Dec04

The panto – opening night!

It seems like only days since panto rehearsals started and all of a sudden we were at opening night! And we were all very excited. Actually, it really was only a few days since rehearsals started. We say there’s three weeks of rehearsals, but in reality it’s only two and a half. They started on a Tuesday in the middle of the November and they rehearsed every day after school, plus Saturdays, for that week and the following...

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