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THE LAVENDER STRATHSPEY (S8x32)  Sue McKinnell (2011)  1- 8 1s set & dance down between 3s, 1s cast up behind 3s & pass LSh to face 1 st  corners  9-16 1s dance a Gypsy Poussette with 1 st  corners:- Box setting: 9 All set right, ending with 90°pivot pulling RSh back (1L&2M, 1M&3L BtoB) 10 All set left, ending with 90°pivot pulling RSh back (1L&2M, 1M&3L now facing having changed places) 11 All set right, ending with 90°pivot pulling RSh back (1L&2M, 1M&3L BtoB) 12 All set left, ending with 90°pivot pulling RSh back to places at end of bar 8 13-16 1s, dancing to their right, ¾ turn 2H, pull RSh back to face 2 nd  corners 17-24 Repeat bars 9-16 with 2 nd  corners, 1s (pulling RSh back) end in middle BtoB (1M facing up, 1L down) 25-32 1s dance reels of 3 across passing 2 nd  corners RSh, 1s ending 2 nd  place
This dance, by the deviser of Barbara’s Strathspey, has a variation of the “gypsy pousette” or “box setting” introduced in Terry Glasspool’s Gypsy Dreams. In this new dance the Gypsy Poussette is danced with the corners. A tune for the dance has been written by Mara Shea.