> > Fair enough! You're right that I read that as advocating a universal > requirement. I'm still a little battered and sensitized by the anti-brief > discussion and its complete lack of empathy for conditions in the > hinterlands, where traveling 200 miles to a dance is not unusual and three > sets is a crowd.
Don't be battered by those who argue against what you must do to
keep a good and lively section going. It is more important to dance
in the way that suits you than to take notice of those who operate in
There must be many long time dancers in Scotland who would say
"Jean who?" and dance in tackety boots and lots of birrls to the
music of Mouth-organs and guitars.