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Squashed In The Kitchen With Bonny

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SQUASHED IN THE KITCHEN WITH BONNY (R8x32) 2C (4C set) Daniel Grundtner Et Al

1- 8 1s+2L dance reel of 3 across (1M+1L pass RSh to start). End in line of 3 facing down (1M in middle, 1L on his right) 2M step in to face 1M
9-16 2M (dancing backwards) followed by 1s+2L dance down, 1M (dancing backwards) followed by 1s+2M dance back to top, 1s (on opposite sides) +2s finish in middle, 2H joined ready for...
17-24 1s+2s dance Poussette (1s, on opposite sides, dance towards Man's side to start)
25-32 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s. 1s+2s turn once round (Men LH, Ladies RH)

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

Squashed In The Kitchen
Squashed In The Kitchen

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