Monthly Archives: July 2011

Our Cosy ‘Fourgy’

Four rather stony-faced lads enjoying a wrestling bout – naked of course. And goodness knows what the pile of folks behind them are doing – does anyone know where this extraordinary piece of sculpture is? That most excellent Aussie gay … Continue reading

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Wrestling Farm Boys

Boys messing around on the farm… we love this painting! It’s been hot here for a few days and Dave and I have been helping Neil (who looks after our training barn when we’re away) and his dad with their … Continue reading

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Meet the Cast (2) – Flexible Felipe

Some people are just ridiculously flexible: This is the older Kalutskikh – I forget which is which, Danni or Kyrill. Others, like Daniel Browning Smith, like crawling into very small spaces: Our Uruguayan friend Felipe does this, and more general … Continue reading

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Utøya: Post Scriptum

I just found out from the newspapers that the first event on that tragic Norwegian island, before the shooting began, was a gymnastics display. Somehow, that has brought home to all of us in Circus Extrême, currently split on different … Continue reading

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Logan Christopher

Another diversion – sorry. I really will get back to the themes of introducing our various performers and the things they do soon, promise! We finally got a reasonable internet connection in our ‘European HQ’ (otherwise known as a Welsh … Continue reading

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Oslo – OMG

Dreadful news from Norway. First the bomb in the city centre, and then the shooting on an island. We know what it feels like to be a performer when a mad idiot starts shooting from the crowd. Apparently it was a … Continue reading

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More Fire and Ice

A quick post today: been very busy. Drove to London Heathrow airport to collect Leo, Jaymee and their Mums, then overnight at Oxford to satisfy my mum and to re-set their body clocks. After that, broke our journey to Wales with … Continue reading

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Meet the Cast (1) – The Kung Fu Masters

Maybe it’s time to start introducing others who have contributed to our performances and also in various ways to the ‘misadventures’ which have formed the subject of the forthcoming books. Back in the nineties there was a variety act called … Continue reading

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Train Through the Pain

Take a look at this boy: First of all, look at the biceps!!! This is a boy who clearly takes his training very seriously – he’s not even stressing his arms whilst he fixes his wrist supports. But also look … Continue reading

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The Sweetest Words…

…I ever heard: ‘Oh, Tone, Why did it take me so long to find you?’ That was the evening Dave and I finally knew that we were meant for each other. We just fell into each other’s arms in my exceedingly … Continue reading

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