A Love Story - In Spectacular Performance (Video)

by Wellesley

Paddy and Nico - Britain's Got Talent

Paddy and Nico - Britain's Got Talent

Yesterday, during a consultative visit to my daughter's oral surgeon, here in Montego Bay, I ran into an old college mate, Silma.

Silma is one of the most bubbly person I know, nothing gets her angry. Anyway, back to the story...

She pulled out her phone and shared this little Youtube video with me and my daughter.

I was assuming it was something funny (because that's kinda her personality) but it was not.

It was what I call, a "Love Story - In spectacular performance".

It has nothing (essentially) to do with Jamaica but I figure you'd like it.

An 80 year old grandmother, demonstrated that belief in self and a deep passion for something (Yeah, I shared another example last week) can work magic!

And this love was for her something that she always loved; dancing!

Paddy, dancing salsa, with Nico, a gentleman who could easily be her grandson, stole the show at Britain's Got Talent.

That was a couple years ago, but I hope that, old or young, it inspires you. Be sure to listen to her story after the performance - very touching.

I thought you might like it, and hence I'm in turn, sharing it with you and all my other readers.


So what's the moral of this story? Was there a message in it for you? Share your comments here please.

And, someone somewhere needs this, please share it and make their day. Here is the link to send:

Thanks again Silma!

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Jun 03, 2016
Silma "tun up"
by: Julet J

Oh my God, I'm much much younger than Silma but she mek it look mi nah try!

May 25, 2016
by: Anonymous

WOW! that performance is amazing. she is so flexible like an young person. incredible! Beautiful!

Apr 23, 2016
80 and still in great shape
by: Troy Sanford

I would like you guys to coach me in to the rest of my years to 80.
Amazing flexibility! You need to share the secret

Apr 19, 2016
by: Olive Neuville

This only goes to show that age is just a number and we can achieve anything we want in life; As long as we are prepared to work hard and put God at the forefront of what we do.

Hats off to that lady... she is an INSPIRATION!!

Apr 19, 2016
by: Anonymous

WOW, I wish that I had what it takes to do something like that
It was great

Apr 19, 2016
by: Donovan

"Don't waste your energy trying to change opinions ... do your thing, and don't care if they like it." --Tina Fey. Very inspiring love story.

Apr 19, 2016
Simply Awesome!!!
by: Kamisha

Hello Wellesley, Thank you for sharing this awesome video. This is truly an awesome lady who live bey the words, "you are as young as you feel... and "age is just a number" I guess 80 is the new 20!!! Simply awesome Paddy

Apr 19, 2016
The book and its cover
by: Andrea

I remember watching this live in the UK - 'twas a special moment!

Just goes to show, never judge a book by its cover.

Apr 18, 2016
by: Hughette

We can do all things through Christ Jesus who gives us the strength... but we hold ourselves back with our doubts, fears and procrastination. I have been reminded and inspired. Thank You.

Apr 17, 2016
The Dancer
by: Valrose Minott

Ok, you made my day. I spent the afternoon with my children, had supper and was reveling in how beautiful the day was. We finally got warm weather - a high of 21 degrees, yes! I was outside and started napping only to be startled by a grey squirrel, not long after I came inside and checked my email.

You touched me with this story. She is awesome, beautiful and made me smile. I could not have had a better end to a wonderful day. This lady has moves and I truly hope that I will follow my passion as she has.

All my best,


Apr 17, 2016
Britain got talent
by: Novelette

This 80 yrs old woman is so amazing, god bless her soul..... spectacular indeed

Apr 17, 2016
Age does not matter
by: Anonymous

what a great performance!!!!!
Simon is always too eager to judge. never too old to achieve your dreams. Bravo

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