“Ballet can inspire you, it can liberate you from the worries in your life, make you free, transport you to a different world. When you sit and watch a ballet you have an opportunity to feel empathy for another’s love or sorrow, go to another place.” – The Independent
Graham Spicer is a writer, director and photographer in Milan, blogging (under the name ‘Gramilano’) about dance, opera, music and photography for people “who are a bit like me and like some of the things I like”. He was a regular columnist for Opera Now magazine and wrote for the BBC until transferring to Italy.
His scribblings have appeared in various publications from Woman’s Weekly to Gay Times, and he wrote the ‘Danza in Italia’ column for Dancing Times magazine.