Monthly Archives: February 2014

Regime Change

Unlike events in other parts of the world, the regime change in Oak Ridge TN has gone smoothly and passed unnoticed by most people! Dave’s dad has returned to the UK, ‘our’ girls Clare and Karen now own the house, … Continue reading

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Jack; ‘A Head with a Sore Bear’…

Jack, the youngest member of our ‘original’ acrobatic coven, had a birthday on Sunday. 15 when we first knew him and he started learning the art, he is now an old man of 29! His speciality, along with Ethan, is … Continue reading

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The Gang’s All Here…

They are, indeed. All ten of us, for a weekend of gym and fun in Tennessee. That includes the two guys Leon and Dane down from Lexington KY. I’ve written an awful lot about what the “special relationship” we share … Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror, On the Wall…

…who is the fairest of us all? Well, not the wicked queen, obviously! But where would the ‘selfie’ generation be without the humble mirror? Of course, all we muscle- and fitness-conscious guys want to look good… … and we also … Continue reading

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Body Matters

Like him, I’m very proud of my body: the way it looks, and what it can do. I train many hours a week to keep things that way. I do it for my own smug satisfaction… and I do it … Continue reading

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A Short Abs-tract

We had one of the best sets of abs on the planet staying over last night – Leon (wrestler) from Lexington KY with his partner Dane. Like us, they’re sworn to celibacy – except within the ten of us gay … Continue reading

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Moving Out, Moving In, Moving On…

Dave’s dad built a partition wall for Leo’s new basement room an the weekend, and the plaster is now drying. This is Dave’s dad’s ‘final fling’ here before Karen and Clare formally move in in two weeks, and he returns to … Continue reading

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Busted!

Actually, that’s not us, but an ad for a competitor! We definitely do not do sword swallowing: even to think of it makes me feel sick… but read on down… Spoiler alert: I’m breaking my usual rules for once and including a … Continue reading

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Your Place or Mine?

I mean… Tennessee or Wales? We hang out in both: currently in TN where it is cold, periods of sleety rain, frost at night and not much wind, or UK, where currently they have had a continuous line of storms … Continue reading

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A Difficult Decision

Dave and I have just taken the difficult decision to turn down a circus tour. Pete and Ivo were definitely out of it anyway – managing the coaching at the gymnastics centre is now a full-time occupation. And Dave and … Continue reading

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