A week with Roberta Jean

The final week of second year. A week where my body was heavy with fatigue, a niggly knee and the screaming desire to just run around outside and soak up some vitamin D- to be in the studio was the last thing I wanted to do. However, one week with Roberta Jean renewed my sense [...]


Good morning, and congratulations on accepting your problem. Now that we have undertaken more research we can diagnose your condition as an adrenaline junkie. By opting to pursue a career in dance you have only intensified the addiction, but don't worry we are here to help... I feel like this is what everyone should receive when [...]

wise words got me wondering

Why are you stingy with yourselves? Why are you holding back? What are you saving for? Another time? There are no other times. There is only now. Right Now. George Balanchine Stop doing things half heartedly and give yourself fully- in order to progress you have to push past what's normal. What's the point otherwise? Next time [...]

500 words on 9am starts

Rome, Italy- the last day of the European adventure. I wouldn't typically classify myself as a lazy person. I just like sleeping. Getting eight hours of quality sleep time is high priority, and ensuring that I actually fulfil this is a constant struggle. Living less than five minutes away from Northern really doesn't help. I [...]


Space is a word that seems to be chucked around a lot. Every time someone says space, or I read about it in a book, I always think first about the universe, millions of stars and looking down on the Earth from afar. Then I realise that they are not talking about intergalactic exploration, but [...]