Doing the Fandango

06/06/20) The following piece is specially made for: Linda G Hill’s Saturday Stream of Consciousness , #SoCS 06 June 2020:


Immediately after writing this post, I will go straight to the dictionary, and establish once and for all, what the Fandango actually is. I know that Freddie Mercury was a Fan of the Fandango, and that no one could do it like him (was he in fact even the creator of the Fandango?): jet black hair, that wide opened mouth, and the way that he used to thrust forward his glitter encrusted chest, showing off all his colours, sparkling like his very own north star. When you are your own north star, you can be proudly on display, showing off all your best skills, aware that some will recoil in horror, while others will fall at your feet in adoration; and you can use words like Fandango, knowing that many will heed your call to action, not knowing or caring what Fandango actually is, just as long as they can listen to you in full cry, and feel free to add their voice.


And as promised, according to

Definition of fandango

1a lively Spanish or Spanish-American dance in triple time that is usually performed by a man and a woman to the accompaniment of guitar and castanets
alsomusic for this dance