“How like the mind it is!”

This wonderful short post at brainpickings.org describes when Helen Keller visited Martha Graham’s dance studio, and includes some fascinating and very touching archive footage of Keller and Graham together.

http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/10/22/helen-keller-martha-graham/

Advertisements

Darcey’s Ballerina Heroes

Oo it’s on now! BBC 4! Put it on! Gerrit on i Player!

I know Darcey used to be a bit ok yah on Strictly but I think she’s developed into a really good presenter. She’s just done a bit in studios all around the world explaining the different national styles and she’s so switched on to what’s going on in the dancer’s body and explaining it to us.

They’re onto Fonteyn at the mo.

And the French lady from the Paris Opera has a gitane in a holder!! Gesticulating!