What do you do when you give up something you love?

This coming week is the school half term holidays across much of England and Wales. And this is a week that always holds a special place in my heart. That's because for 26 years on the trot I spent the week in Torbay, Devon at the National Baton Twirling Association national championships. The last two … Continue reading What do you do when you give up something you love?

Baton Twirling – my beautiful sport

Whenever I used to say to anyone that I was a 'twirler', I often got comments such as "oh you mean like majorettes?" or, "does that mean you do carnivals and stuff?". Well actually, no, it doesn't mean that. And I spent my whole twirling career trying to explain what baton twirling really meant. When … Continue reading Baton Twirling – my beautiful sport