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The Flower Lady

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THE FLOWER LADY (S3x32) 3C set Avril Quarrie, 2016

1- 8 1s+3s dance Double Figure of 8 round standing 2s (1s cross down, 3s dance up)
9-16 1s and 2s dance Chain Progression:
 1s+2s ¾ turn RH, 1M+2L turn LH 1½ times as partners chase clockwise ½ way, 2s+1s ¾ turn RH to end on sides in order 2 1, 1s facing out
17-24 1s cast (1M up, 1L down), meet in centre and ½ turn RH, pull back RSh 1s cast to Right (1L up, 1M down) to end 2nd place own side
25-32 1s+3s Mirror set and link (1s cast, 3s dance up), 1s turn 2H, dance down slightly and cast up to 3rd place facing out

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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This strathspey, The Flower Lady, was devised in memory of Marie-Noelle Dubey who made up the flower table decorations for the Geneva Spring Ball.

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