Monthly Archives: April 2016

Look at Me!

A largely ‘picture’ post today, on the title theme of showing off what you’ve worked for! You don’t get out of that habit, as you get older… but I do find that the person I’m most ‘showing off’ to is … Continue reading

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Tennessee Folk Tales (1)

Today’s Gallery Theme: ‘Working It Out Together’ …or maybe just ‘Being Together’ – let’s see how it (ahem) ‘Works Out…’ shall we? But, before any more of that, the first in what is probably going to be a mini series … Continue reading

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Carolina Gloom

Less than a couple of hours drive away, North Carolina lies cross the Smokies adjacent to Tennessee. A great place to go for a day out, you may think: see the Smokies from the south-eastern side, visit the lakes… Not … Continue reading

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Black-Eyed Tone

Teaching the back somersault is fun, but can  have its drawbacks! The gymnast should jump up with straight arms beside his or her ears, leave them there, and tuck up their knees to rotate backwards through the arms before landing … Continue reading

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Time on Their Hands

Any aspiring acrobat or gymnast needs to spend as much time as possible on their hands, every day. I haven’t reported on the progress of the 9yo twins Stevie and Josh (and their friend Alvin) for a while, but that … Continue reading

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Squeak Impediment

Not sure if those two are modelling underwear or just like training in lookalike shorts! Anyway, Today’s Gallery Theme is: ‘Training Fun’ There’s been too much stuff here about my personal life and habits recently, so we’ll move on to … Continue reading

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Doing It…

Today’s Gallery Theme: ‘Doing It Together’ I suppose that it was kind of inevitable. Following up recent posts on the “I Will if You Will” Theme, a couple of e-mail correspondent (on gymacrobat@gmail.com by the way) wonder if Dave and … Continue reading

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Au Naturel

The previous post sought to explain a little bit how our tendency to train naked came about. “It’s all about your body and what it can do…” and all that. And, for guys who take pride in working out to get … Continue reading

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“I Will if You Will…”

‘Assorted’ Pictures Today… “I Will if You Will…” How often have you heard kids say that to one another? I overheard Chris talking to Leo last night… it was quite innocuous, as they were talking about spending money on a … Continue reading

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Dollywood is not the Answer…

Today’s Gallery Theme: Gym Bunnies A number of correspondents (and indeed, local people) have asked us why we don’t approach a local theme park as the answer to our problem with the sudden cancellation of the expected summer-vacation circus tour. … Continue reading

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