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Where are you from originally?

Where are you from originally?

It is the year 2016. One day, I walked into the city centre passing through the crowd. In fact, it was a sunny day at the weekend, so the picture-in-mind about myself was like the character of King Vidor’s most famous film.1 I never hate encounters with strangers, or...
Standing Desk

Standing Desk

Morning run is done.1 My body temperature has gone down through cool down exercises, by going back to my desk and sitting down. It’s my first December experience in the UK with a flat doesn’t have an advanced heat generation-isolation system. I start to...

Artisthlete

artist noun BrE /ˈɑːtɪst/ ; NAmE /ˈɑːrtɪst/ a person who creates works of art, especially paintings or drawings = artiste1 Word Origin: early 16th cent. (denoting a master of the liberal arts): from French artiste, from Italian artista, from arte ‘art’, from Latin...
Interview Phyllida McAlpine

Interview Phyllida McAlpine

Would you like to start with a general self-presentation? Well I’ve never done that, I’ve never had a formal interview, like young people have. Just about Ballet? Yes, about dance. Well, I did start training seriously a little bit late, although I had done...
Interview Donald McAlpine

Interview Donald McAlpine

How did you start to dance? It wasn’t with any idea of me being a ballet dancer, but to keep me from getting into the gangs, playing on the streets, and getting into mischief. So my mother sent me to tap classes, and the same time the Russian Ballet was touring...
Interview Rosalind McAlpine

Interview Rosalind McAlpine

Have you ever been interviewed? A few times at school and stuff. I used to do a lot of diving so like the local newspaper would interview you and stuff. Surprising questions? No you can kind of expect them like, when did you start diving and stuff. Yeah, I was having...