(Apparently we- and Aidan and Matthew this time around - also danced around some famous Australian TV personality. We had no idea. I am proud to say we hardly ever watch TV. There WAS a huge camera following him around - we were dancing directly behind it. But he was dressed as a medieval nobleman so I assumed it had something to do with the festival. Watch out for us on Bondi Vet perhaps...it could have been him...you wouldn't be able to see us behind the camera but you might spot Damon with a heap of churros!)
Circle dances are found in just about every culture. They represent the circle that is life. The person in front of you is someone you are following, someone ahead of you in life's path, someone you are learning from. The person behind you is someone you are leading. And we all dance round and round.
Sometimes I wonder who is learning from who though.
This, a poem from my beautiful daughter Ryan. Who says it so much better than I ever could.
(Thanks to her teacher, Mrs MacKenzie, a writer and creative spirit herself. And to Melinda and Kylie who teach the principles of kindness to others as well as resilience and respect for yourself.)