Please excuse the interruption - after being in a mysterious
"receive only" mode with strathspey for a while, we finally changed
ISPs (plus, the new ISP can provide DSL service - more speed!
More speed!). The primary purpose of this message is to see if the
ISP change has restored my ability to post to strathspey.
However, to make it more on-topic, wrt The Golden Pheasant: Can
anyone explain how (short of being an Olympic-level long jumper or
Bolshoi ballet dancer) one can set and turn second corner, pass
one's partner by the right shoulder, and finish in double-triangles
position in only two bars? Is there an approved "cheat" for doing
As some of you might guess, we've got a candidate going for her
full certificate, so some of us are "stooging" for her and are having
real troubles with this dance.