Speedo Day

11822495_1433104297020395_567329785779384281_n

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 performance, training and around the camp has encountered something noxious. Nothing like this has ever happened to us before… nothing hurts, but it is probably contagious and since balancing on each other feet is part of the show… hmmm.

Second thing is that last night I had a good shot at cutting the end of a finger off with a steak knife. Fortunately not my principal balance arm, but uncomfortable in training and no doubt in the next performance.

My mum always says “things always happen in threes”. I’m just waiting to see what is coming next!

Zach just asked “Are you sure you want to do the broken-glass thing in tonight’s show?” And he’s not joking…

OK. By way of a change, all today’s fit-dude pictures feature Speedos or similar. No particular reason, except to take my mind off spots, cuts, bruises, trips, falls…

00089777

11207294_485199368322133_2787343321434061825_n

The first part...

900

20056260866_08cef65eb6_o

arm curls

The second part...

bild-885

d255

intrusive plant

I captioned that picture ‘intrusive plant’ since it gets in the way of admiring the boy’s symmetrical lats development… OK, it’s not just my foot that’s weird… nothing in the way here to spoil Josh’s symmetry…

Joshua_Stevensonjj5

speedo on bed

Cover 3 Thumb

tumblr_l9nabpt_Rlr1qa8k91o1_500

tumblr_m2x6ag3n_X41rt0yhlo1_500

tumblr_muhgghy_Ff61rue5qno1_1280

tumblr_n8lryaseFx1sworlio1_1280

tumblr_nhmo5p0_Hzb1soeytoo1_540

tumblr_npyeuqBzvO1rn84nlo1_1280

Guess we should include just a little bit of acrobatic endeavour…

stance

…wet, even…

tumblr_nv9wmgTXC41rugwjwo1_1280

Now there’s a thought. Get wet in the act, bit of antiseptic in the water, foot-rot cured. Simples!

 

 

About tonycavanagh

Born Northampton UK; school Oxford UK and Oak Ridge Tennessee, where I met my wonderful partner Dave, also from UK. Oak Ridge is our main training base for acrobatics and circus stuff, but we also established a base in Wales (UK) to serve us when we are working in Europe. Our 'story', of finding gay love, learning the acrobatics trade and then of how we got shot at during our show (and worse was to follow - just to prove that the risks of being an acrobat are not always the most obvious ones!) are now available in my three books 'Loving the Boy', 'The Power of Love' and 'Against All Odds'. Links available on most blog posts. Actually, waiting for the imminent arrival of the first printed copies was far scarier than anything we do in performance. A fourth book - not about us but exploring the sadness of a gay Native American boy denied his true identity - is currently with an agent for evaluation. watch for 'Let The Future Find Me' in due time. And now to book five... another boy, another quest... seems its always boys...
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s