Scouting locations for a photoshoot last weekend I happened into one of my favorite alleyways (hems) in central Saigon. To my delight there was a television crew in the alley filming a segment for a show on "famous alleys of Saigon." Their subject for the segment was a young girl called Spin. A recent finalist on So You Think You Can Dance Vietnam, Spin is a super talented contemporary dancer, a great leaper and a crazy, fun filled character to boot. After interrupting the filming to explain my dance project to Spin, who quickly signed on to the program, I found myself being interviewed for the segment as well.
Afterwards the crew, Spin and I went for coffee and a number of new friends were made as well as a great new addition to my dance project.
I usually find that venturing out into the world, even when you don't really feel like it, pays better dividends than staying home on the sofa eating potato chips.