Monthly Archives: October 2016

The Three-Day Hallow’een

No Hallowe’een pictures here. This is a Hallow’een-free zone. Although this dude looks like a possible contender, thanks to the lighting: …although Tommy, our next subject, could I suppose give you a bit of a shock if you met him … Continue reading

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Bodybuilder Trials: The ‘Sweat’ Smell of Success…

  Only two of our closed fitness acquaintances are actually competitive bodybuilders – Chris’s21yo brother Billy, and the 15-going-on-sixteenopenly gay Canadian boy who is part of my son Leo’s group of close friends. We train a lot, yes, but to maintain … Continue reading

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Keeping On Being Me

‘Platinumboy’, providing one of his perceptive comments on the previous post, offers the essential advice ‘Keep On Being You’. Thanks, ‘Platinumboy’ – I shall do exactly that. OK, that’s me! And Dave and Pete as well. And, if that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Colour (aka Color)

OK, joke over. That’s not what I meant in the title. Instead, a word of explanation relating to the several posts and resulting comments received in regard to my son’s new African-American friends Theo and Errol. I have struggled with … Continue reading

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Tales from the Bedroom

Today’s Gallery Theme: ‘Good Results from The Sweat Room’ I am fortunate that my son Leo seems to be totally open with me (and his mum) about his life and times – hence I can bring you this story. Last … Continue reading

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And now – The Russian Eccentrics and their Influence

After yesterdays post on the unexpected public behaviour of Englishmen in the home environment, three things we admire about the Russian nation (and, in particular, Russian guys). First, the Street Workout: …does wonders for the chest, back, shoulder and arms! … Continue reading

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The English Eccentrics

Today’s Gallery Theme: ‘The Great Outdoors’ Despite having lived here in Tennessee for 16 years, Dave and I (and his brother Pete) are still regarded as ‘The English Eccentrics’ and viewed with a little suspicion by our American neighbours from time … Continue reading

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“Tough Times Don’t Last…”

“…Tough People Do!” Read the sign!! Quite! Watching our next generation of lads training before school in the mornings when it is still dark in order to pack in as much fitness training to their day as possible – plus … Continue reading

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Getting the Right Balance at Christmas

Today’s Gallery Theme: Balance and Counter Balance That – typical of a diver, is one of the best handstand shapes I’ve seen in a long while. But, meanwhile – Christmas is sorted! We knew that Ethan and Jack, back from … Continue reading

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“This is Going to End Badly…”

I’m writing this as we return – much earlier than planned – from an invitation to a previously unknown (to us) gay wrestling club. ‘We’ being a group from our own private gym (the ten Tuan Jie on our camping bus plus … Continue reading

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