Monthly Archives: December 2013

“I Like Your Blog, but Without the Gay Bits”

A recent comment on a very old post with pictures of oil wrestling, slightly re-worded. I had blocked several other posts from this person because they made no sense, but I let this one go. Well, we are what we are, and … Continue reading

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‘When the Children are Asleep and Lights are Low…’

…Clare, the lesbian mother of my son challenges Natasha, straight but sporty and feisty wife of my old mate Colin, to a wrestling match in our barn. ‘Tash, who years ago conspired to get Dave and I wrestling naked in … Continue reading

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Red Light District

Around 30 local guys (mainly, some girls) use our barn gym facility here in Wales at unpredictable times for their personal training – a useful source of income to maintain and increase the equipment. However, when we’re in residence, our habit … Continue reading

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Nadolig Llawen i Ch’i o’r Pobl Cefn Derwen

Woke to an amazing two inches of fresh snow this Christmas morning, with flakes the size of tennis balls for a while!! Joyeux Noel! Frohe Weihnachten! Feliz Navidad! Buon Natale! Prettige Kerstdagen! Glaedelig Jul! Thank you one and all for … Continue reading

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‘Trampolines on the Line’

‘Your train has been delayed whilst trampolines and garden sheds blown out of people’s yards are cleared from the tracks…’ Well, that’s original – it seems that our trains to Wales yesterday were the few surviving ones in the UK … Continue reading

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Made It! Never Mind the Gales and Floods…

Wow, the weather in UK is FOUL. Winds up to 87 mph, floods everywhere – but we made it to  our place in Wales – eventually. That’s the adults – Dave and I, and the girls. Kids left in Oxford … Continue reading

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Like Fathers, LIke Sons…

Howling gale, lashing rain… welcome home to the UK! Three cars waiting for us at Heathrow – my dad, my old mates Colin (with son Ollie) and Roger also. Brilliant. Made us feel like film stars (well, there are seven … Continue reading

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Alien Invasion

Finally feeling a little improved, I ventured out to the training cabin on my own this afternoon just to see what I could still do. A few weights, a shaky handstand or two, some light stretching… Well, I decided, things … Continue reading

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Two Steps Forward, One Step Back…

Everyone seemed to be throwing off their flu (virus) and getting better – except me. Finally Dr Nate took a hand and ran some tests on me – and apparently I have something completely different – an “invasive chest infection” … Continue reading

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Withdrawal Symptoms

I’m going to have to withdraw from our shows in a nearby shopping mall this weekend. Still choking and feeling awful: at the very least I don’t want to get ‘up close’ to my colleagues and spread the wretched thing. … Continue reading

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