Tuesday, 30 November 2010

What a weekend!

WOW WOW WOW!!!!
I am shattered but happy!!!! Had the most amazing weekend in Blackpool. Sorry for all the photos today but these are a few of my faves!!!!
Having only danced for a year and having never been in this comp before I had no expectations. The competition is tough and involves schools from the whole of the UK but I did much better than I thought I would!
And its all down this lovely fella above!!! My very kind and patient dance teach Tim! He is a star!!
This is my ballroom dress which I wore for Waltz and Quickstep. I had to dance with Greg (below) for the Waltz and had never danced with him before (which freaked me out a bit) but he got me a recall and into the Quarter Final. Sadly I didnt get any further than that but Waltz wasnt my strongest dance so I was really pleased!


He we are just about to start the routine

When I got the Quarter Final I decided to dance with Tim as he was now available as I was the only one from our school to get through.

My favourite dance is the Jive, just love it! Jill and Darren's jive in Series Two of Strictly is still my all time favourite Strictly dance!!! Here I am pretending that I am Jill Halfpenny!!!!!!!!


I was so amazed becuase I got through to the Semi Final in the Jive which meant I was in at least the Top 12 in the UK!!!! Wooo HOOOOOOO So pleased, just wished I could have got to the final!! Maybe next time!!

And here I am with my dance partner Pete. We danced the Quickstep and the Cha cha cha together but we had a couple of hiccups so didnt get any recalls! Still we had loads of fun and I was so pleased with how my solo rounds went
Thank you to everyone who sent me emails, texts, facebook messages and send good vibes!!! You are so supportive. Especially my lovely friend Jane who came with me for the weekend and fetched and carried for me all the time. COuldnt have done it without her! xxx
Jules x

13 comments:

Sonia said...

Wow Jules you look amazing, well done you xx

Gibmiss said...

Hi Julie
Congratulations
...you look stunning ...Dresses both Gorgeous ...well done
hugs
sylvie
xxx

Chris said...

Well done! A dream come true for you - Blackpool Tower Ballroom!!! You look A MAZ ING in that jive outfit - those arms make a fab line. Could I be the next Alesha on the judging panel?!!! So glad you did so well and enjoyed it so much.
Chris xx

MONICA GALE said...

WOOHOOOOO!! you looked AMAZING!! WELL DONE YOU what a superstar !! hugs xxx

Gemma said...

You look fab, so pleased you did so well. Might have to take up dancing myself if that Greg is free ;-)
Gem
x

Zoë said...

Well done Jules and you look so lovely too! Zx

Corinne said...

vous êtes très beaux!!
bises de la France

Airing cupboard stamping said...

Hi Julie have got the blog up and running. Those dresses are gorgeous and congrats for the weekend.

Laura xx

Julie said...

FAB-U-LOUS !!!lol
you look gorgeous, well done
Julie x

Angela said...

Congratualtions!! Your dress looks beautiful and so glamourous, fabulous colour too!!
Angela x

Kate M said...

Hello Mummy
Congratulations on your successes- well done- you deserve it!
Love
Kate
xxx

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