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
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Blackpool 2018 – The 4 week Countdown!
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!
ISTD National Grand Finals!
What a day! A very long and tiring day but nothing compares to it! The mere chance of dancing in such an elegant ballroom proves to me I have the best hobby! After finally getting to sleep around 1am, the alarm at 7 was not particularly welcome, but unlike on a work day, I didn't … Continue reading ISTD National Grand Finals!
Blackpool Weekend, day 2!
This was actually written on Saturday evening but I was so tired I didn't get around to posting but here are some thoughts from day 2! It seems a little strange, but today has been an odd day....purely because I actually feel quite relaxed about the competition tomorrow! The day started with a breakfast at … Continue reading Blackpool Weekend, day 2!
It’s the Finals countdown!!!!
ISTD National Grand Finals that is! In the lead up to any dance competition there's a hype of what dances you've got, where you're dancing, making sure you've got enough lessons booked in and making every effort to dance as much as possible! Add to that the necessities of costumes, shoes, tan, make up, hair style, … Continue reading It’s the Finals countdown!!!!