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Kelly's Journey

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KELLY'S JOURNEY (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Ray McEdward San Diego 45th Anniversary

1- 8 1s set, cast and dance ½ Fig of 8 up round 2s (2s step up 3-4). 2(1)3
9-16 1s lead down (3 bars), lead up (3 bars) and turn ¾ RH, pull back RSh to end BtoB in middle (Lady facing down/Man up)
17-24 1s dance 6 bars of Double Triangles (up/down), 1s turn 4th corner RH to end in 2nd place own sides, 1M facing up/1L down. 213
25-32 2s+1s+3s dance LSh reels of 3 on sides (1M in/ up, 1L in down). 213

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

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This reel, Kelly's Journey, was devised by Ray McEdward in honour of one of the RSCDS San Diego members who was leaving on a cross-country gap-year adventure in 2016.

San Diego
San Diego Skyline Panorama

Image copyright Tuxyso [CC BY 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons.

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