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French Sole Ballet Flats SS15

April 7, 2015

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French Sole Ballet Flats SS15 Just before the Easter break I was sent a pair of shoes from French Sole (pictured). If you like to show a little toe cleavage then this is the style for you as it has a low vamp. The shoe is elegant, quite narrow and perfectly made in nude/blush soft […]

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Happy Easter!

April 3, 2015

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Happy Easter Ballet Newsers Whatever you are doing, wherever you are, I hope you have a wonderful Easter (and a break if you can !)

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A Ballet News Happy Easter

April 17, 2014

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A Very Ballet News Happy Easter Using the colours of Easter, the photograph above shows old pointe shoes on a saffron silk cushion by the wonderful textile design company Bluebellgray.  I’ve long been a fan of their products – hand painted designs printed onto luxurious fabrics to make cushions, scarves, bedding, fabrics, prints and a whole […]

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Northern Ballet’s Three Little Pigs on CBeebies

April 10, 2014

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CBeebies Three Little Pigs. Presented by Mr Bloom (Ben Faulks) with dancers from Northern Ballet. Straw Pig (Teresa Saavedra Bordes) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Guy Levy

  Northern Ballet’s Three Little Pigs on CBeebies This Easter, Three Little Pigs, presented my Mr Bloom with dancers from Northern Ballet will be broadcast on CBeebies on 21/4/2014.  

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Happy Ballet Easter

March 31, 2013

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Happy Ballet Easter Happy Easter Ballet Newsers! If you have time over the holidays you might like to follow some of these links to features that perhaps you missed over the last week or so. First of all, there is Andre Uspenski’s wonderful photography book charting the dancer’s day at The Royal Ballet. Then there […]

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Cupcakes & Conversation …

August 21, 2012

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Cupcakes & Conversation … There are now four volumes of my interview series with professional ballet dancers called Cupcakes & Conversation with ..  From the back cover : “The grit and the glamour; your backstage pass into ballet.” It doesn’t matter whether you are new to ballet, a teacher, dancer or someone who just loves ballet, there is […]

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Ballet News | Easter & The Fabergé Big Egg Hunt

April 7, 2012

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Ballet News | Easter & The Fabergé Big Egg Hunt I recently wrote about the fabulous Faberge Big Egg Hunt that’s been going on all over London in the run up to Easter. Well, now the eggs have all nested together in Covent Garden’s Piazza, so it’s really easy to see them. As I reported […]

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Easter Cupcakes & Conversation

March 30, 2012

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Easter Cupcakes & Conversation “The grit and the glamour; your backstage pass into ballet.” The latest Edition of the ‘Cupcakes & Conversation’ interview series with professional ballet dancers is hot off the press now, just in time for Easter! It doesn’t matter whether you are new to ballet, a teacher, dancer or someone who just […]

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Ballet News | The Fabergé Big Egg Hunt

March 16, 2012

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Ballet News | The Fabergé Big Egg Hunt If there’s something guaranteed to be irresistable to me, it’s chocolate.  It has the ability to cheer me up, give me energy and make me smile.  I’ve written about the health benefits of eating certain kinds of chocolate, particularly Willie’s Cacao, as well as the ballet-inspired treats from Hotel […]

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The Royal Ballet : Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

April 22, 2011

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The Royal Ballet : Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Just a little reminder, should you need it – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland will be broadcast on BBC Two this Easter Saturday at 2.30pm.  The ballet is preceeded by Being Alice – Adventures in Wonderland, which covers the making of the production by The Royal Ballet. Being Alice – Adventures in Wonderland begins at 2pm […]

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