Monthly Archives: June 2015

Thanks a Million!

…well, 1,001,368 at this point, actually!! Over a million visits to this site – wow! Thanks a lot guys – there must be more interest than I deserve in male (gay but not necessarily) fitness, acrobatics, wrestling and everything that … Continue reading

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Rainbowification and Other Stories

My Facebook page (yes, there is one, but it really only re-broadcasts these posts) today offers me an opportunity to ‘rainbowify’ images in response to the legalisation of gay marriage across the 50 States of the USA. Whilst this is … Continue reading

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Last One from Louisiana

Well, our three 13yo circus stars (!) and I have sweated our way across this southern state and, after four weeks, we’re due to leave the circus company in the very capable hands of our acrobatic colleagues (including Leo’s and … Continue reading

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Good News, Bad News, Good News…

A nice specimen there – the sort of body we strive to achieve and keep. Now then… Mixed fortunes these last couple of days. The first REALLY good news is that our wonderful acrobatic colleagues Ethan and Jack have arrived … Continue reading

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The Race Thing Again

Bad times in the Southern US right now, with the race attack at a church in Charleston – not so far from where we live. I’ve mentioned several times that the undercurrent of racism is always noticeable – even the … Continue reading

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Wrestling with the WiFi

Being ‘on the road’ with the circus has its drawbacks, and one of the most frustrating in this day and age is finding public WiFi when you are spending most of the day with your only transport parked in the … Continue reading

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‘Kinker’ Kids…

I’ve learned a new word this week. An American word, very relevant, that has somehow eluded me until now. ‘Kinker’, meaning ‘acrobat’ or, perhaps more logically, ‘contortionist’. Maybe they just don’t use it in Tennessee, at least not in our … Continue reading

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‘Frustrated’ of Tennessee…

We are slowly being cooked here in the ‘deep south’: the worst time of day is during the evening show when the tent has boiled up all day in the heat and high humidity and then 250 people come in … Continue reading

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Hot, Humid and Soooooo Sweaty

As a Brit, born to wind, rain and only an occasional flicker of sun, I really am not enjoying Louisiana. Hot, sticky – and our raison d’etre for being here (note deference to  use of Creole here – sort of French) … Continue reading

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(Very) Short Story – An Alligator Tale

In a rush… had no WiFi access for two days because we were unexpectedly ‘on the road’ again so soon after joining up with the circus… we just ‘grazed’ southern Arkansas and now we’re way to the south-east deep into … Continue reading

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