Monthly Archives: September 2015

Speedo Day

Today is not an entirely good day. Three out of the seven of us have suddenly developed strange red spotty rashes on our feet (one foot in my case) with no explanation except that fairly obviously our extensive bare-footing in … Continue reading

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Getting Tough…

Well, that’s one way to show off what you’ve got! News from home in TN. My son Leo and his friends have formally ‘initiated’ new 14yo openly gay lifter Jude into their ‘gang’… this involves various rituals but (joke alert for UK … Continue reading

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Bring and Share…

I overheard a boy in the front row last evening ask his Mom ‘Why aren’t the acrobats wearing any clothes?’ Of course, we were, albeit rather skimpy ‘tangos’. Zach heard the answers – ‘I expect they want to show off … Continue reading

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Countdown

18 days, 27 shows, and counting… It should go without saying that we love what we do. Showing off acrobatics and tumbling, engaging with the fakir stuff… training for it with the weights and so on… yeah, great. But being … Continue reading

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Bedtime Stories

Anyone reading my books… Loving the Boy: ISBN 978-1-907732-30-0 The Power of Love: ISBN 978-1-907732-41-6 Against All Odds: ISBN 978-1-908645-35-7 …could get the impression that the gay ‘celebrations’ go on 24/7. Well, maybe that was ‘then’, but this is ‘now’, … Continue reading

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Early Morning, On the Bus…

An everyday story of acrobatic folk ‘on the road’: We’re seven guys and one girl at the moment, living in a converted bus and travelling with the circus tour. It is still seriously hot here and everyone sleeps naked on … Continue reading

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So here we are…

…or, at least, here am I, back ‘on the road’, in our tour bus with the circus, doing this sort of stuff… …trying to make the two performing ‘spots’ work with a different set of people… well, we’re getting there! I … Continue reading

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All Change

This weekend we commence the final 4 weeks of our circus contract with a big change around. Pete, Ivo, Leon, Dane and I are driving down in Ivo’s “unreasonably large” car (that’s what he calls it): 48 hours sorting out … Continue reading

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Somewhere, Over the Rainbow…

…skies are blue… …but that’s not quite what I meant! 751 posts in, and I’ve just realised for the first time that when followers receive posts via e-mail they will usually come on a white background and not the grey … Continue reading

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Training Weekend

Acro training this weekend, ready for the four-week stint in the circus alongside Ivo, Pete and the guys from Lexington. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could do it on the beach, like these guys! If only we had a … Continue reading

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