Monthly Archives: March 2015

Transatlantic Teenboys

The ‘Transatlantic Teenboys Fitness and Gymnastic Alliance Reunion’ here in Tennessee is now three days old and going great guns. New British recruit Alex, whose parents brought him and his friend Ollie over to join our US ‘gang of three’ … Continue reading

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“Five Boys”…

School’s out, Easter’s coming, and the Brits are here! The son of my oldest friend Colin, and my son’s great British mate, Ollie, flown over in the care of the parents of one of Ollie’s best sporting pals in the UK, … Continue reading

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Time Warp Time

For a short period every March, lasting three weeks, my time displacement from family and friends in UK reduces to four hours instead of five. This arises because of changing to daylight saving time on different dates. Even after more … Continue reading

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Have I Got It Wrong?

Note added 3rd April 2015: a considered response to the issues raised here by ‘Eric’ appears as a comment on the subsequent post ‘Transatlantic Teenboys’ … the writer takes the opposite position… When I’m not promoting books, I spend most of this … Continue reading

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Dolce, Gabbana, Elton John and Prof Golombok

There’s a blog title for you! “What the hell is he on about this time?” I hear you ask? Pause for a great opening picture… …well, I like well muscled backs and that’s a particularly good example. Now, where was … Continue reading

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Sun Spots

None too warm here in TN right now – unlikely to top 60F today (which is roughly 16C for Europeans!). All the sun fun seems to be in Europe – since I got up I have been inundated with messages … Continue reading

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Girl Power

Don’t worry – the blog is not going unisex or being taken over by the ladies! Just to make that clear, I’ll begin with some ‘Boy Power’… No, I mentioned a while back that my son’s best mate Chris was … Continue reading

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Eight Packs

Well yes, those are pretty fair examples, but that’s not what I meant. I meant wrestling… …but in groups of eight! Submission style as usual, last man standing… (and, in our case, naked). This was Chad’s latest ‘entertainment idea in … Continue reading

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His Choice of Chemical…

Weather’s been up in the 70s during the day the last few days (21C for Europeans!) – great to be able to do what we love to do out of doors. So it turned out that, late afternoon Friday, a … Continue reading

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Weather Watch TN

Well, spring appears to have sprung here in TN. After weeks of weird weather, swinging wildly between snow and warm days, it seems that the warm days are taking over. The great outdoors beckons once again: my son Leo and his … Continue reading

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