2011 Speewa Easter Hoedown PART ONE

May 2, 2011

To improve photo definition click on image    The Barn, venue for the Speewa Easter Hoedown Sunday 17th April 2011 Because some Queensland visitors over to sample the new SA Aquatics centre were occupying our house, we spent a pleasant night in a caravan park at Tailem Bend in SA.   Tailem Bend Caravan Park Monday 18th April 2011 Tony and Heathe... read more

2011 Speewa Easter Hoedown PART TWO

May 2, 2011

To improve photo definition, click on image Saturday 23rd April 2011 A rest day (for some) -  poor old Norm, after cooking God knows how many eggs and bacon for breakfast, there he was unblocking the septic tank (thank goodness he did things in that order), then he tried in vain to unblock a second grey water tank overflow which was creating a dam... read more

2011 Speewa Easter Hoedown PART THREE

May 2, 2011

To improve photo definition click on image   Sunday 24th April 2011 A few bedraggled and weary dancers appeared with bleary eyes for their sausages egg and tomatoes and as time passed, more and more dancers dragged themselves in for a heart starter (coffee) and their  breakfast.  Most had just about revived from the night before when at 2.00 PM... read more

Vale Frank Newstead

June 27, 2010

We are sad to report that Frank Newstead has passed away.  Frank was introduced to square dancing at Jaybee Square Wheelers in Melbourne and became a staunch supporter of Square Dancing, and Jaybee’s. Frank who had built a large website to support his specialist “Success Centre Bookshop”, expanded his horizons to include read more

Vale Anita Ellis Kemp

April 13, 2010

 On Tuesday April 13 2010 I sadly attended the funeral service held for Anita, Ellis Kemp, beloved wife of Barry and mother to Vanessa & Stephen.  Anita born 12/10/44 passed away on 7/4/10.  She was a valued committee member of the Adelaide Outlaws Square Dance Club.  During her eulogy Barry read a letter Anita had penned especially for th... read more

Speewa’s 2010 Easter Weekend

April 11, 2010

Click on each image to enlarge click on the enlargement for bigger still. The Barn on the right Des's home on the left. Having spent a pleasant weekend, dancing with Wild Frontier Square Dance Club in Berri SA (see on Wednesday 31st March, we left Berri caravan park early and headed off to Spe... read more

Paul Place Memorial Dance

May 27, 2009

[caption id="attachment_294" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Callers and Cuers at the Paul Place Memorial Dance"][/caption] More than 11 squares attended a Paul Place Memorial Dance on May 2, 2009 hosted by the Dixie Squares in Daytona Beach, Florida. Host caller John Swindle opened the dance with “God Bless the USA” and the pledge of a... read more

Memorial to Roscoe Grummons

November 22, 2008

This is a memorial to my dad, Roscoe L. Grummons, 91 passed Oct. 22, 2008 in Boynton Beach, FL. He and my mother, Selma, started taking square dancing lessons in 1957 and loved it. They were instrumental in forming the Castoff's Square Dancing Club of Boynton Beach, Florida in 1963. Mom passed in 1985, and dancing along with his printing business ... read more

Paul Place and Traveling Hoedowners Update

July 17, 2008

Paul Place Photo's courtesy of Michael and Alice Craft of the Traveling Hoedowners. Click on photo to see enlargement. Traveling Hoedowners News by Alice Craft Some of you may be familiar with Paul Place & The Traveling Hoedowners’ Mainstream and Plus Reference DVDs which were reviewed in this magazine recently (http://squaredancemagazine.c... read more

Jeff Seidel Honoured

June 20, 2008

At the 49th Australian National Square Dance Convention, Jeff Seidel, caller for Wild Frontier and Kanella Square clubs in South Australia, was awarded life membership of the Australian National Square Dance Convention, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Australian square dancing and national conventions. Jeff joins a small but ... read more