Category Archives: Thoughts

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On Group Holidays

The tour group of Japanese tourists with cameras round their necks was a cliché in the 80s.   Today, if you live in a large European city, even if you have…

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In Search of Duende

From the world of flamenco and southern Spain, from dance and song and theatre, from Lorca and the gypsies, comes the concept of ‘duende‘.  For those unfamiliar with the term,…

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Leading – The Killer Formula

At the Tango Tea today I had several conversations, both with men and women, about the art of leading. Every woman I spoke to has a deep respect for guys…

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Brighton Tango – Milonga at the Station

Oh yes!  This is what I’m talking about:  the Tango Revolution I’ve been hoping for has already started – in Hove! Ever since returning to London from Spain two years…

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Community

I have an exercise for you:  think back to some happy times – what were you doing, who were you with?  I bet you were either surrounded by friends and…

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Debate on Tango UK

I have been following the debate on the Tango UK yahoo group for a couple of days, and I’d urge you to take a look – there are some interesting…

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Doing Time vs Shortcuts – One Beginner’s Tale

[I have been sent the following thoughts about learning the tango, which I wanted to share with you:] When learning anything new, I have found that it is much better…

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Hello!

I have been dancing tango for a while now, in London, LA and Spain, and really enjoy it.  As I speak to people about tango, I find that there is…