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Latest findings on King Tutankhamun’s Tomb

Well here is the latest…..but somehow I am sure not the final word, on King Tut’s tomb being in proximity to Nefertiti’s burial chamber. There is something that doesn’t sit well with me in all of this, an inkling that … Continue reading

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5,000 Years of Safe Technology (It Can’t Be Wrong)

I know I could never deny anyone the right to progress. But it is a little sad that the quietly unobtrusive, non-polluting shadouf has been largely replaced in Egypt by the very loud and incredibly smelly diesel machines for irrigation … Continue reading

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RUMI – 13th Century Persian philosopher and poet

  ‘The Radiance that is neither east nor west comes from a single moon……Infinite mercy flows continually’. Rumi

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A word about the Logo

™ Excerpt………….The juxtaposition of Deshret (the red desert) with Kamet (the black land) hints at the strong dichotomy that exists throughout Egypt. The juxtaposition of the bold geometric shapes with the Islamic Architecture and the fluid arabesque shapes of theCalligraphy, … Continue reading

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This week in class we are continuing to explore Egyptian Contemporary Classical – I am captivated as I observe students taking flight with the Egyptian classical dance form, whilst they simultaneously tussle with the challenge of remaining powerfully earthed. They … Continue reading

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No Trick to Transformation

Two fine ironies I have found as a dance teacher: 1. Skill does not necessarily translate into Artistry 2. Knowledge does not necessarily translate into Development… only the daring will brave the outer boundaries of their comfort zone – remaining … Continue reading

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Are We There Yet?

As soon as a student becomes comfortable, whether a Beginner or Advanced, I will ‘up-the-anti’ – ha! ha! This will often lead to some frustration and the inevitable question: ‘How long is this going to take?!’ With Dance there is … Continue reading

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Spontaneous Bliss – Mindful Joy

Juliet – Publicity Still C1982 This post is dedicated to the Inner Goddess Belly Dance Community following a request to drop-by their home page, Warm hello to Trudy and the Group…..I have gathered from your community page that you are … Continue reading

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‘Simply the Best’

‘Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication’   Leonardo da Vinci

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