In article <XX0XX855149XX011X06700X024XX1X2X7061XX@XXXX-XX1>, Marilynn
Knight <XxxxxxxxX@xxxx.xxx> writes >Why not schedule the dances earlier?
Please no - I still have fond memories from student days of boogying the
night away into the small hours. Why do we have to restrict ourselves to
the realms of tea dances just because its country dancing.
remember our ancestors would have danced late and then walked home in
country areas, often dancing at each bridge and crossroad.
Lets back to the small hours.
In my wardrobe I have a splendid old T-shirt from the California
Traditional Music Society which says..
..Since the beginning of man, the hours between the coming of night and
the coming of sleep have belonged to the tellers of tales and the makers
Who ever came up with that one was definitely a poet. Surely we should
be claiming some of that intensity of spirit for dancing.