Monthly Archives: August 2014

Bouncing Czechs Check In

Labor Day weekend (day off from coaching tomorrow!) and those changeovers for the circus crew. Also, our new Czech friends were initiated into Chad’s elite gym on Friday evening. Because our training cabin tends to get used for ‘czeching checking … Continue reading

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Tumbling Trials and Training Tips

In amongst my muddly last post about ringing the changes in the ‘team’ out on the circus tour, I left out an important contribution. If anyone did the maths (no, I know you didn’t), the tumbling part of the show … Continue reading

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All Change Again

This time, a little assorted news and some (ir)relevant pictures. Try to keep things fresh, like this guy after his dip in the river: He’s obviously been ‘dipping in’ to the weight room too – good for him. OK. The … Continue reading

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“Otiose Twaddlers” – 100 Years On

I’m going to shoot myself in the foot at the end of this post – you’ll see. That’s not MY foot, by the way – it’s a readers foot. He posted a picture of his foot – long story, let … Continue reading

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Sunday + Hot = River + Barbecue!

Dave and I woke a little late this Sunday morning after supervising some of the fast-developing kids on the late shift at the gymnastics centre. Woken by cheerful banter with Karen outside our window as Steve arrived with his two … Continue reading

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“Why Are You Gay?”

This question, from a guy at the head of a ‘nuclear family’ of dad, mum, 2.4 kids… I dismissed it as a stupid question. Then I thought about it again. I am gay because that is what I am. But … Continue reading

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Imagination and Ingenuity

In previous posts I’ve put up some pictures of some pretty basic gym set-ups – often in the countries of the former Soviet Union – where the lads have made the best of things and achieved great results despite having … Continue reading

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Czech-ing Them Out

Check that lot out (street workout dudes)! I know that most readers here derive most pleasure from checking out the pictures, and we’re cool and happy about that. The blog is here (originally) to help sell books on gay lifestyle, … Continue reading

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Still Out to Get Us…

I spend most of my time, as regulars will well know, in the so-called ‘Land of the Free’. ‘Free’ apparently means ‘free to be as abusive and bigoted as you wish, and to incite others to be the same’. Yep, … Continue reading

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Abs-solutely Exhausted…

Last evening in Chad’s private gym we had an abs workout. Not just any old workout – hundreds of repetitions of mean exercises devised by Chad to challenge every member. Whew. To say I woke up with an ache in … Continue reading

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