ballet bc

Now I don't have the lexicon to intellectualise what is going on with contemporary dance, but my experience of Ballet BC at Brighton dome last week was a revelation. Three performances by three female choreographers for international women's day, three quite spellbinding and emotional experiences - perhaps even more so by my inability to find… Continue reading ballet bc

the bass pelican and other names

Northern gannet, Morus bassanus, family Sulidae We tend to forget, in our cultural bubbles, that most living things have many names. Gannet names, for example, tell a story of how humans have responded to this magnificent seabird in ways which reflect local uses, geography, folklore. bassanus is from Bass Rock, Firth of Forth, home to the world's… Continue reading the bass pelican and other names