If you were a Vegetable …

So, in a workshop earlier today we were given the following “Icebreaker” question … “If you were a Vegetable, what Vegetable would you be; and why?”  We had 60 seconds to come up with our answer.

I said I would be a Carrot.  My reasoning?

  • I am quite straight (in the sense of getting to the point)
  • I have a firm root and grounding (I have a solid family foundation and belief system)
  • I can be added to many different situations and add value (think Carrot Cake or adding Carrot to various savoury dishes etc.)
  • I do, occasionally, show some imperfections (like all of us – nobody is perfect!)

Finally, and confirming that I used to own an allotment and therefore am a bit of a Gardening fan! I also said that like the Carrot I am a good “Companion Plant.

Let me explain that a little …  

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2017 Janet Cram Dance Awards

Sofia was fortunate enough to take part in the prestigious 2017 Janet Cram Dance Awards.  This is her third year competing and she received a commendation for her performance on the day.

She’s very proud, as are we all!

Sofia Tolcher - Janet Cram Awards

I did a quick vlog of the journey too;

We’d like to thank all the staff at North Liverpool Dance Academy for their continued support, all the staff & volunteers at the Janet Cram Awards, the ISTD and finally a huge Good Luck! to those who got through to the finals in London!  Enjoy it and do your best – leave it all on the stage!

Namaste

Steve X

Mothering Sunday … My Poem

So it’s Mothering Sunday today, a day where we can all celebrate and give thanks to our Mothers!  I do believe, however, we should be doing this every day by default!

Anyway, here is me and “Me Mam” back in Majorca when I was just a teenager.

Mam

A few years ago I penned a poem for my Mum, on Mothers Day, and thought I’d share it;

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