Because: Lists appear helpful at this juncture.
Because: I’m leaving in a week. And things got busy.
Because: Of this Mother’s rising panic about my boy back in Switzerland.
Because: I need to see him.
Because: Where else in the world is this a place to
do yoga in the morning?
Because: I was lucky enough to do that, here(!) during the 2 months I stayed.
Because: These were the first 4 words written on page 14 of the books I found in the Pigeon Bay
We have brought our
into all his affairs
the financial district, a
Minister actually put his
I Confess, I do
the highest order and
So saying, Miss Purdon
turned sharply as the
but Erika was decidedly
The man was silent
chose to carry him
she do all alone?
not your own money.
Mr Bannister made an
responsible for the purchase
cephalic head sunk deep
Because: The trick is to start.
Because: A small but dedicated crew turn up on a Saturday to MAP’s last Movement Lab with me.
We walked, and wrote and moved the city.
In Summary -
Molecules roll over skin
Lungs expand in sync
Air comforts like a cushion, while feet
beat concrete with a light rhythmic tap
Because: Anil is sick. With ME/CFS
Because: If we do this, others might too.
Because: Someday, with enough attention, money and research they’ll find a cure for this
Because: You might see three women in masks, aka Anil, today in Christchurch from 3pm doing
some of the things Anil can’t.
Being outside in the light
me and ME
Because: It started with a wish. Thank you! To Ina and Vic for taking it on, and making this
particular wish work.
Because: None of it would have happened without Julia Harvie. Thank you! to Julia and MAP for
providing the invitation, time and space to work, teach and present in Christchurch. I’m grateful for
the opportunity to come home and share some of my experiences, in performance and
choreography and teaching. It’s the kind of exchange that benefits everyone who chooses to take
part. I have gained so much from my time here. I’d love to come back!
Because: Of my parent’s generosity. Their love and care and unending support.
Because. Of my sister’s indomitable spirit.
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