I can't believe it's been three years since I started writing this blog! In that time, so much has happened and at times (like recently!) life becomes so busy and blogging ends up on the back burner. That said I have plenty of posts lined up and am going to attempt to blog at least … Continue reading 3rd Year Blogversary!
This year has been one full of change, full of stepping out of my comfort zone and full of saying 'wow, where did the time go?' I thought I would take a look back at 2018 and see just where that time went!! Blogging The first quarter of the year was super busy for me, … Continue reading 2018 – A year in Review
To all of my readers be it regular subscribers, click-throughs from Facebook and Instagram, those who find me when searching for reviews on products, those who find me by accident, and of course my friends (both online and off!) and family haha! Thank You all so so much for your support during 2018. During some … Continue reading MERRY CHRISTMAS!
It's been a whole month since the ISTD Ballroom & Latin National Grand Finals at the Winter Gardens in November. Life has been super busy since then but more about what I've been upto in upcoming posts! Friday 2nd November saw the start of the dance weekend with my usual spray tan in the morning … Continue reading Blackpool National Grand Finals 2018
Well...four weeks and four days...and counting! As a Ballroom and Latin Dancer, the main goal for the year after competing at regional competitions, is to compete at our annual National Grand Finals which is held at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool in November. This year is my 8th Blackpool and my 7th at the Winter … Continue reading Blackpool 2018 – The 4 week Countdown!
This is a super quick post to say THANK YOU to all of my followers and readers who perhaps pop in to read the odd post. I have reached over 2000 followers / subscribers and am so pleased that I've reached that point just ahead of my 2 year 'Blogversary'! So, THANK YOU and keep … Continue reading 2000 Blog Followers!!
What a year! 2017 seems to have flown by! As we are nearing the end of December, I thought I would take a look back at the year from a few different perspectives and see what has happened as the year has gone by. Blogging This has been my first full year of blogging as … Continue reading 2017 in review!
The ISTD Grand Finals, Blackpool, the pivotal point of our Dance year, the date that goes into the diary and is then focused on as we count down the weeks, the lessons, the exams, the regional competitions with chances to qualify. Suddenly it is just around the corner as last minute preparations are put in … Continue reading ISTD Blackpool Grand Finals 2017
Dancing is one of those things whereby you can happily learn at your own pace, attend classes, have private lessons, dance at socials or step it up and take exams and enter competitions. The environment in which you choose to dance really is an individual decision primarily based on what it is that you want … Continue reading Quickstepping out of my comfort zone!
In October, with the preparations for the Grand Finals competition in Blackpool under way, I attended a dance workshop which was a session on both Ballroom and Latin tips and ideas on ways to improve aspects such as performance. Learning how to walk on and off the floor may sound like something you can just … Continue reading Dance Competition Makeup Workshop