Put on your red shoes (or blue suede) and dance the blues.
Thrust onto the dance floor at the www.travel media.ie Tourism Fiji evening www.fiji.travel at the Morrison Hotel in Dublin the other night got me thinking of how many times I have been put in that situation (shrinking violet that I am).
So to put a spring back in my step until my next adventure (two whole sleeps away) and to block out the dreary weather I give you a random round-up of dancing all over the world.
OK, it’s Bart doing er, well The Bart, but a much younger man, minus bandana and beard, got in on the fun at Universal Orlando www.universalorlando.com.
The best way to do it is through Attraction Tickets Direct www.attractionticketsdirect.ie.
And I guarantee too that your feet won’t stop tapping when you visit Pat O’Brien’s bar on CityWalk and listen to their duelling piano players. And then there’s the karaoke venue CityWalk’s Rising Star when I was lauded for my rendition of a girls’ anthem, although these two will fall into a singing category which I will bring to you too. Again visit www.universalorlando.com.
No, not me, but the basic rule of dance as taught to me by the wonderful Bajan aerobics instructor Sue who set me up for the Barbados carnival Crop Over.
A little bit of rum helps too as taught to me by my half-Scottish half-West Indian pal Jevan who took me liming and jumpin’ and to Foreday Morning.,
Relive it with me on https://jimmurtytraveltraveltravel.com/rihanna-in-barbados/(opens in a new tab) and how I went back for more https://jimmurtytraveltraveltravel.com/my-kiss-with-rihanna/(opens in a new tab).
And visit www.visitbarbados.org.
Again one that probably belongs in another section… let’s call that Babes On The Road which I’m still compiling for you.
But I danced with Cami from Utah and this being Vegas I might even have proposed and be still legally married.
The full gory details are on https://jimmurtytraveltraveltravel.com/vegas-strip-the-light-fantastic/(opens in a new tab) And visit www.lvcva.com.
Cha-cha charmed! Judy Murray gave me a tennis lesson in Quinto do Lago.
But I was just as eager to brush up on my steps with the Strictly legend.
I’ll dig out our old routine and brush it up with the review of Sportugal I did. In the meantime keep dancing.
And how about me and Rosie for Strictly Come Dancing in the new season.