Monthly Archives: February 2017

As I Said Last Time – Back to the Day Job…

….which means training other people in gymnastics and fitness, and training ourselves to keep up with them! That generally means working up a sweat: in winter, perhaps just the forehead… …in summer, the heat helps to produce just a little … Continue reading

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All Done with the Chaperoning! Back to the Day Job…

My three previous posts (Part 1; Part 2; Part 3) have been about two gay boys (bodybuilders) allegedly falling in love in a most inappropriate way, and our involvement in making sure that one of them (underage) gets the  protection and … Continue reading

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It’s Not Over Till It’s Over…

Determination. To look good and to be fit. Great stuff. Someone else is being determined. Let’s call him Korben – I believe that’s his real name. He’s the guy that our young friend Jude appears to have fallen for – … Continue reading

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Off Duty Today

It was warm enough for shirtless outside today! And I felt that I needed a ‘time out’, like this guy. I found the business that I wrote about yesterday quite stressful, especially as I am not entirely sure that the … Continue reading

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A Difficult Call

Oh dear. I found myself in a difficult situation mid-week, and it is all due to (son) Leo’s openness. ‘Oh, Hi… is that Mrs. xxxxx?’ ‘Yes. Who is this?’ ‘This is Tony Cavanagh. Your son lifts weights with our boys … Continue reading

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There, But for the Grace of God…

Fitness. That’s what we promote here. News of two people, both about the same age as us. First one is one of my oldest friends in UK, dating from the Colin era (end primary school!). Not best friend – that … Continue reading

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‘Schmeissing’, Anyone?

Now there’s an invitation! More ramblings from me on the subject of our family set-up and our chosen activities not being quite as eccentric as first appeared! Moving on from yesterday’s ‘multi-parenting’ issue, I return to so-called “Swinging London” for … Continue reading

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Moms and Dads – The Right Balance

Teenboy at play. Not known to us, but no doubt well looked after by a mum and a dad and with an additional (average) 1.4 siblings. My own teenboy, along with Dave’s teengirl, are a wee bit special in that, … Continue reading

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1000+ And Counting: Celebrating with Daniel

The system just told me that I have passed 1000 posts. Perhaps I need a life, and should stop! But then we’d have even more time for the gym… …and, as recently remarked here, perhaps we should devote our time … Continue reading

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Best Foot Forward?

Dave and I lay awake in bed last night, having one of those ‘Are we going to carry doing this for the rest of lives?’ moments. I don’t mean that we were discussing ‘Shall we go out and find new … Continue reading

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