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August 1, 2019

I introduced my very first blog by discussing the ways in which dance will always manage to move me. It does indeed still move me, and has moved me through the hardest moments of my life so far since that very first blog. I’ve been grieving, heartbroken, lost, jobless,...

May 1, 2019

I’ve come to learn that there is a difference between solitude and loneliness. We can be alone and feel content and in the same respect, we can be surrounded by people and still feel alone. Loneliness does not discriminate, nor does it take your personality into accoun...

January 1, 2019

‘Some days I am more wolf than woman and I’m still learning how to stop apologising for my wild’

I don’t indulge in the whole ‘new year, new me’ thing but I do think the start of a new year is a great opportunity to reflect on what has happened, what is to come, and who...

November 1, 2018

“Grief is like the ocean; it comes in waves, ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, sometimes it’s overwhelming. All we can do is learn to dance among the waves”

Grief does indeed come in waves. It does ebb, and it does flow. Sometimes the water does feel calm...

September 1, 2018

                                                                            “Progress is the attraction that moves humanity.”...

August 1, 2018

‘Write for yourself first’

The most cliché way to start this would be to say, “I’ve been dancing since I can remember”, but honestly, some of my earliest memories are centred on movement. My house was always alive with music, loud, loud music which would cascade into th...

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