3c+4c cross on 2nd chord(1,2,3x,4x). This dance has top/bottom symmetry
[25-32] represent tacking the ship, therefore no polite turns
Note: Cosh explicitly tells 1c to pass Lsh in [9-24]; however the Rsh pass is quite common, and nicknamed »Mairi's Divorce«.
Notes: In [9-12] each C follows the edges of a square:
Music: A smooth strathspey for example: »Birks of Invermay« by Tersipchore
Note on [27-28]: originally 2 PdB. modified by Drewry to SkCh. O. Otto says best variant is corners in PdB, 1c in SkCh
Note by the deviser in TacTalk of jan. 1986: on [17-32] the corners set »as written«; they do not split the setting as is customary in »J.B. Milne«.
Devised in May 1967 in New Zealand by Bob Campbell of Canada for Jean Conway, Elma See, Lorraine Dyall, and Margaret Gray of the Newcastle (Australia) Colleges Strathspey and Reel Club.
On 2nd chord, 3c+4c cross to opposite side (1,2,3x,4x)
after 2nd turn new 3c step up on [1-2]
To: Auckland Region President, Campbell MacKay, nov. 2003
2 chords - 2nd chord 3s+4s cross to opp sides