Pandemic Pandemonium in Pitch Party Procedures

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  DanceGRiST had a Dancers Pitch Party in December. It was open to anyone involved in DanceGRiST. We played a game, then people pitched their ideas to an illustrious panel of three. I… Continue reading

Poetry, Leadership, Bold

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Last year, after getting to grips with the double shock of my mother’s stroke and the likely impact of the global pandemic I resolved to use the interregenum wisely. Plans included a set… Continue reading

How far I’ve come. A route through chronic illness.

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Suffering from long covid? A chronic illness? My experiences might help.

Jo Verrent MBE on art, Unlimited and hats

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Jo Verrent on Unlimited, her career and the MBE

Review; Mogworld, Yahtzee Croshaw

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If you – unlike me – are not so starved of new works that you read all an authors’ works through upon discovering them, read Mogworld first with

Review: Product Mastery, From Good to Great Product Ownership. Geoff Watts

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Review of the Geoof Watts book Product Mastery. From God to Great Product Ownership.

Review: P.G. Wodehouse Volume One, narrated by Stephen Fry

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What an excellent narrator for the Jeeves Collection is Stephen Fry. He makes the quintessential Berty Wooster seem easy, carrying exactly the intonation, humour, pace and Wooster-ish-ness that I imagined when I first… Continue reading

Work out, dance out: ballet meets fitness

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During the third lockdown in the UK I made use of the vast offer of online dance classes and tried a taster class of Ballet Fusion – a mix of ballet technique and fitness.

Achievements Unlocked

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I wasn’t going to share this until 2021, but was inspired to do so on Friday. I’ll tell you why, but need to put it in context first. I don’t remember when I… Continue reading

The Dying Swan: A profound workshop. I didn’t realise what I was getting myself into.

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I feel like I have to write what I experienced in a ballet class. I practiced Swan Lake and didn’t know what emotions it would trigger.