I’m under strict instructions from my mother to “find a happy place”. Obviously I’ve reassured her that all is ok in my little land of make believe but she’s not convinced so, here is a happy post!

I’ve blogged before about my happy song (see mum, I can do it!) and this weekend I’m hoping it might get an outing.  It’s disco time in the villages this Saturday:  The lovely @karamina, or Rachael to us locals, aka marathonmummy, is organising a quiz and disco to bump her London Marathon fund raising effort over its £1500 target, and I will be dancing from the minute the quiz ends to the second my gorgeous husband lays down his headphones.

I hope those old enough to remember will have  noted the cultural ref in the title of this one…..there’s no finer dancing movie than this:-


RIP Chris Penn

A Time to Dance
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25 thoughts on “A Time to Dance

  • April 14, 2010 at 7:55 am

    Ooh, I needed that this morning! Can’t wait for Saturday night. Must not fall over and break anything…must not fall over and break anything…must not…

  • April 14, 2010 at 9:13 am

    Thats a real feel good clip, and I sang along with it too 😀 Jen.

  • April 14, 2010 at 9:27 am

    That os brilliant! Really cheered my morning up, fantastic. thank you darling.

  • April 14, 2010 at 10:11 am

    oohhh one of my favourite films – I love the fact that Chris Penn really can’t dance and it’s so obvious 🙂

  • April 14, 2010 at 6:13 pm

    Aahhh, everyone needs a happy thought to make them smile – thank you.xxx

    PS Love the music too!!!

  • April 14, 2010 at 7:21 pm

    you know you’re a child of the eighties when this puts a smile on your face! and who can forget the opening sequence with all the different dancing shoes? pure class.

  • April 14, 2010 at 7:59 pm

    I’ve got it playing again as I reply….bopping away x

  • April 14, 2010 at 8:00 pm

    Can’t help but smile! You should come to the disco….not sure *exactly* where you are, but you’re not a million miles away are you? x

  • April 14, 2010 at 8:01 pm

    Yay! One of my fave films EVER! x

  • April 14, 2010 at 8:01 pm

    I hope it wasn’t requiring too much cheering up….? But happy it did the trick lovely xx

  • April 14, 2010 at 8:02 pm

    Exactly! Kevin Bacon *drool* (ooh, that reminds me….plastic fantastic still to do) One of the best films eva 😉

  • April 14, 2010 at 8:03 pm

    No worries mum….can I go back to *dark* now? Please?


  • April 14, 2010 at 8:04 pm

    I’m going to have to get a copy on DVD y’know…..owning the soundtrack is just not enough! x

  • April 14, 2010 at 8:29 pm

    I NEED to watch that film now! Wish I was near enough to dance…may have a little sitting room jig and raise a glass or two!

  • April 14, 2010 at 8:35 pm

    It’s a film that resonates so deeply with me….don’t get me wrong, I have nothing in common with the characters, but I was obviously at my most hormonal when I first watched it and i still LOVE it to this day.

    Such a shame you’re not nearer, it would be fun! I’ll tweet a few songs and you can join in remotely 🙂

  • April 14, 2010 at 11:35 pm

    This is a great song, and I’m not even gay. 😉

  • April 14, 2010 at 11:47 pm

    You live and learn…. 😉

  • April 15, 2010 at 12:36 am

    Keep repeating that mantra and you’ll be ok…. x

  • April 15, 2010 at 10:08 am

    Oh I love that song!!

    I have tagged you on my post today – it’s the meme we were talking about on Twitter last weekend. If it’s shit, just change it to suit you.

    Love CJ xx

  • April 15, 2010 at 2:37 pm

    Have a great time, raise lots of money & wear yourself out dancing! Will be linking you to a music post later!

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  • April 16, 2010 at 4:03 pm

    Thanks CJ…I’ve been over for a quick peep but must come back and comment…. not sure how I’m going to swing it, as OH does occasionally read, but I’ll sort something out xx

  • April 16, 2010 at 4:04 pm

    Thanks for the link Julia, the infinite playlist is a great one, although I don’t know how I’d decide on which to pick (if I got tagged). As you know, it’s not looking good now….dancing shoes may be off! xx

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