She is free….


…in her wildness, she is a wanderess, a drop of free water. She knows nothing of borders and cares nothing for rules or customs. ‘Time’ for her isn’t something to fight against. Her life flows clean, with passion, like fresh water.”

Roman Payne

Image source:  Woman in long dress dancing (1887)Eadweard Muybridge


Nine ladies dancing…


…on the ninth day of Christmas.


The nine ladies dancing refers to the nine Fruits of the Holy Spirit


…meanwhile in Australia right now the true love would be very loved for presenting nine bottles of sunscreen as gifts – the temperature in my pretty city of Melbourne reached a sweltering 41 degrees which sent folks to the beaches in droves. Time to get sunsmart and slip, slop, slap, seek, slide for sun protection. 🙂

a bit of number 9 trivia…John Lennon and the number nine

and finally…

The Charleston Champions in New York City, 1926

The Charleston Champions invaded New York City in 1926. These lovely ladies comprised the traveling dance team. Charleston dance established itself during the Jazz period.