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    Eike Albert-Unt May 8, 2006, 11:13 a.m. (Message 45195)

    Hello! Just a short notice to announce that Pia has been here in Tallinn to
    teach us SCD and she also called a ceilidh last Friday. She definitely has
    charmed us all. :-) 
    There are some pictures from the ceilidh at our website - I will add SCD
    pictures ASAP.
    With best regards,
    Eike from Estonia
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    adriana linden May 9, 2006, 6:49 p.m. (Message 45208, in reply to message 45195)

    Lovely pictures & thanks for sharing... what is the building?  I like the hall
    Adriana Linden
    Montreal QC Canada
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    Pia Walker May 10, 2006, 9:33 a.m. (Message 45215, in reply to message 45208)

    Eike will know better than me, but we had classes in all these wonderful old
    buildings from 1400 and 1500.   Had a wonderful time - Eikes group and Eike
    herself are really go-ahead and keen and all really wonderful people.
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    Robin Hemmings May 12, 2006, 1 p.m. (Message 45260, in reply to message 45215)

    The mails about Estonia bring back happy memories.  In July 2003, members of
    the Monaco and Mougins Scottish Dance Groups made a week's visit to Estonia.
    Thanks to friends Sirje and Andruus, not to mention the friendly folks at
    Estravel in Tallinn we saw a great deal of this fascinating country and even
    managed a little dancing.  At a Folk Festival on Saaremaa we were taught a
    little Estonian dance and my last memory is of our 4 friends dancing it for
    us on the quay in Talinn as we took the JetFoil back to Helsinki.  A short
    feature is available on the Monaco SCD web site -
    To anyone considering a visit to Estonia, I say - Think no more, Go Now,
    before the Cruise Ships wreck the place ....
    regards, Robin
    Scottish Dancing Côte d'Azur
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    Pia Walker May 12, 2006, 4:29 p.m. (Message 45265, in reply to message 45195)

    Yes - definitely worth a visit - it was wonderful, the weather fantastic,
    the surroundings restful - I was treated like a VIP and everybody was so
    friendly and nice, and Eike has already grasped the beginning of SCD - I was
    put up in a B&B attached to a Daycare Center for the Elderly!!!!! :>)
    During the day - little old ladies kept running past me in the corridors as
    I walked gingerly to my room.
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    Ron Mackey May 13, 2006, 12:12 a.m. (Message 45276, in reply to message 45265)

    > During the day - little old ladies kept running past me in the corridors as
    > I walked gingerly to my room.
    > Pia
    	Do you think that was because they went to bed early?? 
    Or earlier??
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    Pia Walker May 13, 2006, 5:39 p.m. (Message 45282, in reply to message 45276)

    It was a day center - and truth be told I was in a house attached to it -
    except for the one night when I slept in a room in the center itself -
    sharing with two budgies called:  Hans and Grethe.

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