October 2012

Strictly 2012 Series 10 – Week 3

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I was called to the production meeting of this week’s show when a message whistled at me from my new mobile phone. That’s right, a whistle. When there’s an email it rings like a doorbell. When the phone itself rings you can set a ringtone or even a pop song. Imagine that! Anyway, the car arrived, the journey was smooth and the end result was that we agreed that the… Read More »Strictly 2012 Series 10 – Week 3

Strictly 2012 Series 10 – Week 2

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I don’t know how we coped before the Tinterweb and all the hifalutin technicality that has swamped the planet in the last few years. There was a time when you used to have to go to a library in a quest for knowledge or nip to the phone box, put in your tuppence and dial away to listen to your favourite pop song. Accessing a pharmacy meant a visit to… Read More »Strictly 2012 Series 10 – Week 2

Strictly 2012 Series 10 – Week 1

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There was a time, a long time ago, when the big events that I used to look forward to the most were birthdays, Christmas, the Cup Final and the start of the crickit season, a chance to place willow to leather, the smell of freshly cut grass leading towards another Wimbledon Final win by Borg. Johnny Mac was not for this household. And then something changed. Wednesdays became the focal… Read More »Strictly 2012 Series 10 – Week 1

Autumn Class Timetable

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You may have picked it up in class but you can also download the timetable as a pdf. Click the image to download the PDF file. .

Strictly 2012 Series 10 – Introduction

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A few weeks ago I was a guest at the wedding reception of the beautiful Crazy Gazey, famed for her Salsa, Waltz and Rumba, the Waltz a Bond themed extravaganza filled with menace, phantoms, falling skies, views to kill for, days to die for, though not that night, maybe another day. The wedding was the normal balance of glitz and beauty, emotion and alcohol, a flawed opening dance, the usual… Read More »Strictly 2012 Series 10 – Introduction