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Week 46: Tango

Imagine Paris in wartime. Where the mood is as dark as the night that fills her streets and cloaks a threat in every shadow. Where a woman walks quickly, shoulders hunched inside the full-length coat that she clutches beneath her … Continue reading

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Week 42: Pole Dancing

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a mother in possession of a single daughter must be in want of a husband for her. However little known the feelings or views of the daughter are, the mother regards her right … Continue reading

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Week 22: Zumba

One of my earliest memories is of watching Mater contort herself on the living room carpet, in effortful mimicry of an energetic lady on television donning dazzling spandex, a tangled-thornbush of a hair perm and the smile of a sadistic … Continue reading

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Week 2: Tap Dancing

Style. Elegance. Sophistication. The absence of all these meant that in my first venture into tap, I was less Fred Astaire, more Fred West. At the start of the class my dancing pal Sarah and I made no secret of … Continue reading

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