Monthly Archives: January 2011

Love and Lycra

A unskinny mirror, fluro lights, white goose pimply flesh, a tear-stained face, unhelpful assistants, destroyed soul, yep you guessed it I went tog shopping. I love lycra. I have loved it since I saw Effie on Aerobics Oz style doing low impact lunges in … Continue reading

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Sextiles

They have arrived !! The courtesy flags have arrived! This adventure just got a little more real.  Twelve 30x60cms rectangles of printed and stitched canvas, more real.   The brilliant red of Tonga, the crinkly stars of  OZ, the positively Darwinian … Continue reading

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Parlez vous Francais?

Hands up if you can speak another language? Now hands up if you can REALLY speak another language? I ask because a couple of days ago my colleague and I were flexing our linguistic muscles as we hunched over the 5 … Continue reading

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Hit it Hard

I finally, after five and half years of running a dance troupe I have managed to choreograph a song mostly on my own!   Boom. I hit it hard. So hard I have a bruise to prove it. In a departure from the 80′s and … Continue reading

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Oh the Wild Joys of Living

It all began in standard four with the Our Lady of Lourdes cross country. I was 10, it was raining and the course was around the soggy back field.  I was hooked. Cross country running was ace.  No nasty sprints where … Continue reading

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Not being Negative – Just being Honest.

Earthquakes, floods, shootings, vomiting, 2011 could rival a chapter in revelations for the drama and intrigue. In fact I reckon those doomsday cults in the US who have predicted that the world is going to be in 2012 might be on to … Continue reading

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Solo vs Duo vs Trio

Imagine being in a boxing ring with no opponent. There you are punching the air, swinging at shadows, motivating yourself, getting all the glory. Now imagine being in a boxing ring with two people, punches coming from the left, jabs from the … Continue reading

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