Monthly Archives: March 2016

“Another Year Older and Deeper in Debt…”

…another mis-quote, but near enough. Thanx to all those who read this on Facebook and noted that 30th March is a bit special… …and here in Wales, after snow on Monday morning, we had brilliant warm sunshine today, which inspires … Continue reading

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Storm in a Teacup?

Today’s Gallery Theme: ‘Bicep Work’ – 22 sets of ‘guns’ on show for you today… So, Storm ‘Katie’ came and went on Easter Monday. 105 mph gusts on the South Coast of England, planes unable to land at London’s airports, … Continue reading

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Sul Gwyl y Pasg Yng Nghymru

…which means ‘Easter Sunday in Wales’ for the uninitiated! Today’s Gallery Theme: ‘Guys Looking Good’ No Easter Bunnies here in Abergwesyn… just Gym Bunnies! Neil’s running club and the Young Farmers all seem to get Sunday mornings off lambing (in … Continue reading

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Weather Watch Wales

Today’s Gallery Theme: ‘Groups and Gatherings’ (well, mostly): Look at that. Blue sky, sun, guys at play in large numbers, keen to show off their abilities on the bars. At home in Tennessee today the sky will look like that … Continue reading

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“Change at Crewe”

Today’s Gallery Theme: ‘Hangin’ In There…’ Crewe, in Cheshire UK, is a big railway junction. The place only exists at all because of the railway, and the only reason most people go there is to change trains. Which is what … Continue reading

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“Are We Safe Here, Dad?”

…that’s my 14yo fitness freak muscleboy acrobat son, on vacation from the USA  with me and his grandparents in the City of Oxford, UK. On TV, scenes of Brussels airport bombings and the destroyed subway carriage. He asked us if … Continue reading

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We’re Back in the Old Country

Today’s Gallery Theme: ‘Two… (or Three) Guys…’ Our ‘lightning’ trip to the UK for the Easter break is upon us. Within two hours of landing at London Heathrow airport, and the kids proudly proffering their British passports (dual nationality!), Dave … Continue reading

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Trying Not to ‘Sink to the Occasion’…

Today’s Gallery Theme: Partners I love that picture. I had it stored ready to post ages ago on a memory stick which then died, and it took a while to find it again. I like to think that they’re brothers, … Continue reading

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“Even Barefoot, the Rain won’t Play…”

Limbering up before the swim meet. Today’s Gallery Theme: Barefoot Boys …pictures in which at least one boy is barefoot. But what about that peculiar phrase in the title? What does it mean? Well, the literature teacher in the French … Continue reading

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Time’s Arrow

A few days have passed, so here’s the answer to the cryptic clue I left in the ‘Up Pompeii’ post: Manage to get firm going to gym (4) Cope I’ve harvested these occasional clues from British puzzles, and it occurs … Continue reading

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