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Just a few short items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s dance is the boogaloo. Come on Stella – let’s boogaloo around the kitchen! Hey, watch out for that pan of minestrone simmering on the hob! You nearly had it over with your elbow just then!… … Continue reading

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The magnificent thing…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured dance is the polka. Come on Stella, let’s polka round the kitchen! Come on! Put a bit of life into girl!… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I have a memory from my early childhood of being taken out … Continue reading

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Elegance in yellow on a red ground…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dance is the Cha-cha-cha – a dance of Cuban origin, with syncopation of the fourth beat. Come on Stella! Let’s Cha-cha-cha round the kitchen – Look out! – you nearly knocked my aspidistra over, you … Continue reading

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Just an hour on the train…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured dance is the ‘Black Bottom’. Come on Stella, ‘Hop down front then doodle back – mooch to your left, then mooch to your right’ – but hey, mind you don’t knock my aspidistra over, … Continue reading

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Surrealism and gluttony…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s featured piece of classical music is Igor Stravinsky’s magnificent ‘Dance of the Big Black Snake.’ (1929). Oh, how we ducked and dived to those crazy rhythms! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Oh no! It seems that Tony Mayonnaise and … Continue reading

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Two old items….

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dictionary word is ‘curricle’ – a two-wheeled open chaise, drawn by two horses abreast. I had a curricle once, but the horses were constantly bickering and I had to get rid of it. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> I … Continue reading

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An oddly shaped glittering something…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s dance is the ‘acro dance’ – come on Stella, let’s give it a try – goodness me! I didn’t know you could do that!… Here, take my hand, let me help you up again… >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> … Continue reading

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