Showing posts from January 7, 2007

Pole Dancing 101 - A Mother and Daughter Excursion

Pole Dancing: A type of vertical gymnastics using a stationary or spinning steel shaft and usually, footwear with a sharp heel. Said to have been invented by a bored cleaning lady in a fire station one evening, although this has never been verified ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Poledancing 101 - a "taster class"
MOVIE CLIP: of our first lesson
More Gal on Poledancing 

"Pole dancing? Want to try it? BYO pole."

I'll try anything once, maybe even twice, and I know who I get it from: my 69-year young mother. She greeted me at Sydney airport with her latest "why the hell not?" suggestion: pole dancing. Specifically, a website scribbled on a piece of paper:

Her intention was that I do it, rather than "what?-me-with-my-bad-back?" her, but I secretly signed both of us up for the $A39, 2 hour "taster lesson".

On the big night, we took ourselves into town on the bus, armed with our "Virgin Polestar" e-reservation and high he…

A link back to my earlier Cuba book and DVD news ...

I was originally putting all my book, talks and DVD news on a separate Livejournal blog, but now I'm going to simply start putting it on GALFROMDOWNUNDER.BLOGSPOT.COM

You (and I) can reference that earlier material here: