What a manic few days. Our weekend has been packed; after a late night (for us) on Friday celebrating a birthday, Saturday was our usual early start but then an unusually late finish.
I'd been ask to photograph the ACP's Charity Variety Show, so we were required to attend, but we were glad we did since it was an excellent night's entertainment. We always go to our church's 8:15 morning service anyway, but last Sunday was Pentecost and I was asked, at very late notice, if I would act as an acolyte. It's not a very demanding role (basically carrying a candle around) but something I've never done before! Thanks to the existing team members it went very smoothly, but I can't say I'd ever imagined I'd be doing something like that for the first time at my age :-)
And then it was Monday - there'd been no time to update the website or fully prepare a lesson and only 3 learners turned up, but despite that we had a really, really excellent class. Monday night I finally had time to update the website's Tuesday night programme- making sure it contained the dances we'd practiced at the beginner's session. Tuesday we had a fairly good number of dancers and we again had a super dance session. Irene joined us and reminded us all that we need to get organised with tickets for our June Jamboree (if she doesn't get enough money up front we can't go ahead - so there was a frantic scramble for tickets!) and except for having to say goodbye to some of our 'swallows', it was a lovely happy night. Well done everyone.
A final reminder - Membership of the Phoenix Club is now due for renewal. Membership forms are available at the club and the bar ladies will help with completion and taking the money. Annual membership is €42 - joining supports the Phoenix Club, who are very good to us - and is also good financial sense if you are going to regularly attend the classes. (Note joining the Phoenix Club does not negate the requirement to be a P3A member - see more about memberships HERE )
Originated in Manchester, England: Worked almost 20 yrs in the United Arab Emirates: Lives in Cyprus. Teaches Scottish Country Dancing (RSCDS qualified 2015) -just the average life! Also loves Photography & Photoshop, Gardening, Music, Sewing, Design, Reading, computers, God, my husband & my cat (not necessarily in that order). Hates - crowds, hypocrisy, 'Reality' TV, corrupt politicians, cruelty and greed of any kind.
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