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Tango: my life as a not-so-good leader

And you thought that YOU were the worst dancer in the world ?

Thursday, March 29, 2007

The end 


Well it had to end one day...

One reason is a technical one: blogger.com tm forces me to "upgrade" if I want to keep posting.

But the main reason is simpler: after four years I don't qualify any more as a beginner. Today I'm just another leader, rather worse than the average. There won't be major discoveries for me now. No hidden maestro, style, composer or Bs-As barrio to unveil. Tango is a small world and while the dance is difficult to master, the meta-dance, all the stuff that gravitates around the dance, takes little time before you get familiar with it. Even being introduced to the living legends is not that difficult, soon you know them enough to walk their dog or watch soccer on TV with them.

Sure it's still possible to post little stories or anecdotes here, such as "How I danced for tourists at San Telmo" or "yet another partner quits classes", but what's the point? That would just be procrastination. Browsing the archives I saw that as time went by the posts lost in frequency, quality and length.

Oh yes, maybe I'll post a last something about "Why we move counter-clockwise: the ultimate secret". Yeah I've solved it. Maybe.

posted by Pablo  # 4:04 AM (4) comments

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