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Oh sure! Everyone knows about Morris dancing, don't they?
Actually, after some preparatory googling (circa 2004), I was thus ready to add my own documentary addition to
this notable tradition.
Supposedly each move has a meaning... Yeah right.
Kind of a regional dialect thing I guess.
But, in fact, the level of enthusiasm was pretty inspiring - I went for a run.
All photos are taken at the May Day celebration, on May 1, 2004 in Oxford, England, using a Canon digital rebel.
A common ploy among concertina players.
"I certainly hope no one recognizes me."
Staying well hydrated with morris juice
Tools of the trade
Good bladder control
"Oh? These old rags???"
The dance is the thing.
All accordion to plan
(Note the beer glass.)
I hope to be here next time with...
Merry Old England
Morris Dancing - May Day, May Day
The 2009 Bing trip - Cornwall
The 2004 Bing trip - Edinburgh, Durham
The Darwin Safari - England,
St. George's Day 2009
The John Snow story
Birdz of England
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Stanford in Oxford
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Modified: November 20, 2015
Created: May 1, 2004
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