I’ve been on the committee for almost my entire Morris career (over 10 years), mostly as Treasurer, but also did a stint as Foreman, not to mention a half year as stand-in Bag (whilst I was Foreman – but fortunately I’d just retired!). Last year I finally took a year off from committee work, but I’m now enjoying being able to help out the various Officers, particularly our Treasurer, and share the burden.
I started Morris dancing later in life – as a ‘next step’ from ceilidh dancing – because I loved the look of Wreckers and the obvious fun they were having. I love the camaraderie within the side (and with other sides), be it when we dance out at a pub or practice nights in the winter months, at one of the numerous festivals we attend in the summer, or just in the bar after any one of the former. Whilst I’m no longer young, I still pride myself in giving any dance the best I can – it helps to keep me fit and fulfilled.