Years ago, I participated in the Ballet Asterias Gala at the New National Theatre in Tokyo. I had never had such an amazingly beautiful culture shock and it was part of what sparked my love of travel! When English National Ballet announced the tour to Tokyo and Nagoya I was thrilled. We are currently finishing … Continue reading Kamakura Self Guided Tour – Visiting Japan
Hi guys, so if you somehow missed my totally embarrassing social media ANNOUNCEMENT that my cat turned 1yo on May 18th, then you may not see where this is going. Well, for Moqi's birthday I decided to give myself an excuse for a super simple DIY project. I'd been meaning to replace his old catnip … Continue reading DIY Catnip Fish Toy
Hello, I'm very glad to be reblogging another of my Q&A with Terry Hyde, psychotherapist behind the blog Counselling for Dancers. If you missed the last Q&A regarding recognising the symptoms behind a potential mental health issue, you can read that here. You can also read my piece I wrote for Terry Hyde's blog about my own … Continue reading Q&A with Terry Hyde – Self care
In our little home, the most recent on-going project has been fixing up our cemented back garden. It had loads of potential, but still seriously under-whelming. We've been busy sprucing it up--building up the wall, adding planters, now most recently creating a bamboo wall. The whole thing has been us making it up as we go along--I've … Continue reading DIY Clay Garden Marker
Fairly recently I have been in contact with psychotherapist Terry Hyde, which some of you may have seen me mention. I wrote an article of him about my journey with anxiety, which you can read on my blog here, or in its entirety on his blog. His website is specifically geared towards mental health concerns for … Continue reading Q&A with Psychotherapist Terry Hyde
It is our cat Moqi's 1st birthday today! I've had a number of cats in my life so far, but he is really something special. When we got him wasn't exactly ideal, but I'm so grateful that we did start looking when we did or we never would have found this cutie. We got him … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Moqi!
Today I will be busy rehearsing at the Hammond School for their performances of Sir Peter Wright's Giselle. I am very excited to perform Giselle for the first time, and with Jin as my Albrecht, also his debut. That said, this will be a schedule post. I've never done a post like this before, but … Continue reading May Favourites
I would like to introduce to you all Terry Hyde, he is a psychotherapist/counsellor. You can read more about his qualifications, private practice locations, and his availability via Skype on his blog, Counselling For Dancers. His blog is made up of articles published by himself and guests. I have collaborated with him to publish an article … Continue reading My Journey With Anxiety – Dancers’ Mental Health collab with Terry Hyde
In honour of us taking off today for Poland, I wanted to remember some amazing cities I have toured to with English National Ballet! My job really is so cool. I get to do what I'm passionate about and travel the world doing it. Madrid, Barcelona, and Peralada, Spain We have toured to three cities in … Continue reading Bunhead: International Tour Season
Today, I wanted to take a moment to appreciate some really awesome things that've happened in the last year. This time last year I was finishing up shows at Sadlers Wells and going into this crazy period of time where I was rehearsing Black Swan pas de deux for Emerging Dancer on my lunch breaks and … Continue reading Kitchen Reveal!