Monthly Archives: October 2014

Onwards and Upwards…

Hasty preparations for Zach, Gary and I to join the circus tour continue, leaving Pete, Ivo and principally Dave to be in charge of kids until their two mums return about a week later. Son Leo still furious that he … Continue reading

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Inspiration – for us this time!

Some teeterboard specialists from Cirque du Soleil offering a little inspiration for those of us who are going to try this next week for the first time!! This group are called Amaluna and are shown here having just completed pitch … Continue reading

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Retraining for the Circus

1 week to go before I go out with Zach and Gary to join the circus tour for a month or so. With a still slightly swollen ankle and low left leg I have been a bit worried about the elements … Continue reading

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Time for a Rotation

Regular readers here (the ones who read the words as well as enjoying the pictures!) will know us as a group of gay acrobats with assorted ‘family’ connections. Currently four of our number (Jack and Ethan, extraordinary balancers who do … Continue reading

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Mornings are the pits – and evenings too!

Cluedo number (5) – these are our sports-related cryptic clues. A prize for the first person to send me 10 correct answers! ‘Sports heat up on rings is a youngster’s game’ (8) OK, that’s done for today – just let’s … Continue reading

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Not Backing Off

I’ve received a furious message from a reader – who hasn’t solved a single one of the ‘Cluedo’ puzzles yet – to “back off from this nonsense”. Well, I’m not going to “back down” until I’ve set all ten, since … Continue reading

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A Strange ‘Take’ on Ebola: Handstands!!

A neighbour asked me yesterday if I knew how long the Ebola virus would take to get here from Texas where, sadly, one guy has died and two nurses are ill. I thought to myself ‘let’s look on the bright … Continue reading

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Good News, Bad News…

Let’s do the good news first. Smiley face (see above!). This blog passed the 700,000 hits milestone today! Yeee-haw (or words to that effect). Thanks guys: I really do appreciate your support and interest. Don’t forget you can feed back either … Continue reading

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Cryptic Cluedo

As a person whose business (as well as physical training and performance) is words (three quarters of a million of them so far!), I quite enjoy cryptic crosswords, usually finding time to do one of the easier ones in on-line … Continue reading

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Celebrations (various!)

I recently reported a minor altercation with Leo’s Phys Ed coach about using Leo as an example (making him a ‘teacher’s favourite in effect) which was leading to some continuing minor bullying. Well, said coach has happily stepped back from Leo … Continue reading

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