Monthly Archives: July 2016

Just Chillin’ with my Man

Home late last evening from our final summer camp gig. Four hours gym coaching this morning from 8am. Back home now, temperature pushing up to 90F (32C) – slightly threatening clouds forming but mainly sunny. Kids disappeared to a pool … Continue reading

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It’s a ‘Cavanagh’ Thing…

I suppose this had to happen! I already got the tee-shirt that says ‘I’m British and proud to live in Tennessee’ – now this! I have to assume that you can get these hoodies (and perhaps tee-shirts too) for pretty much any … Continue reading

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6.30am, 75F… Pull Your Weight!

…perfect conditions for an outdoor workout at summer camp! As with our previous summer-camp sessions, we have been encouraging our ‘circus skills’ participants and anyone else who wants to join to come out in the open in the early morning … Continue reading

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“Pass It On, Boys… Pass It On!”

I was reminded of that line from the British Film “The History Boys” by something my oldest friend Colin said. That’s Colin who shared my early school days and holidays, sunbathing and skinny-dipping in the Cherwell near Oxford, Colin who … Continue reading

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Gymnasts

As this week our lives are dominated by wall-to-wall gymnastics coaching, I dedicate this post to Gymnasts. Training for pommel horse: 2. Strength training on the pommel horse: 3. The results… 4. Standing tall on the parallel bars: 5. Trampoline-assisted … Continue reading

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Back To Being Bad Guys…

First of all, a shout out to professional photographer Ben Ginnell, whose copyrighted image I unknowingly posted a couple of posts ago. Most of these posts come from blog sites or fitness sites where the images have been put into … Continue reading

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Our Magical Last Night

Today’s Gallery Theme: ‘Boys, Balances and Bars’ Friday night at our third summer camp: we put on a ‘show’ as per the last two. But this is a show with a difference! First of all, quite a few of the … Continue reading

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As I Was Saying…

A reminder to all those who object to shirtless guys and those who post “No Shoes, No Shirts, No Service” signs in their retail outlets. We rest our case! We are in good company… Our philosophy is, of course, also … Continue reading

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Best Foot Forward…

Onwards and upwards! We’re not the only folks stepping out on the ‘glass highway’ this week. Back in UK, ‘our’ new Prime Minister Theresa May flies the flag for the ladies in power, breaking through the ‘glass ceiling’ and joining … Continue reading

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More Questions…

Today’s Gallery Theme: ‘Toughening Up’ Given our role as performers of acrobatics with fakir stuff thrown in, I thought that I should address some more of those ‘readers questions’ which get the answer “We just Do!”, following up the recent … Continue reading

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