Once Upon a Time….

karendowdall

Robbie, I love this, the Red Devil Ballerina. It is beautiful and devilishly charming and the cutest Ballerina I have ever seen. Thank you sharing.

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IMG_0027Little Miss Christmas Cracker on the stage in Chocolate Land – I don’t have a picture of a red devil [smile]

When I was a little girl, I wanted to be a ballerina just like hundreds of other little girls all over the world. My mother, being a kind and understanding woman, indulged me in this desire and I attended ballet classes from when I was five years old.

When I was seven, I was a good enough ballerina to participate in the annual ballet concert hosted by my ballet school. My class of small girls were to perform the dance of the ladybird. I am sure you know the nursery rhyme which goes:

“Ladybird, ladybird,

Fly away home,

Your house is on fire

And your children all gone;

All except one

And that’s little Ann,

And she has crept under

The warming pan.”

When the great day arrived, my…

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7 thoughts on “The red devil ballerina

  1. frenchc1955 says:

    Karen, this is wonderful! Thank you for sharing it.

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  2. Thank you for sharing this post, Karen.

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    1. Jennie, me too. I loved it. Karen 🙂

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  3. I’ve seen Robbie comment on many blogs I follow but this is my first trip over and I loved it. I’ll be going back. Thank you for the introduction. I just need more time to read. Sigh. ;(

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    1. Yes. I love Robbie’s post…they always make me happy and hungry too.. Karen 🙂

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