What a summer it’s been! Even the most apolitical pragmatists have been obliged to reflect on the meaning and value of community. The result, we find, is that the opinion of the nation is pretty evenly polarised and no one knows what to do next. So, no change there! Certainly, uppermost in many people’s minds was concern for the prospects of young people. Our children face an uncertain future. Fortunately, our richly diverse communities contain at least part of the solution. Dance Around The World is just one of innumerable opportunities for cultural exchange.