Monthly Archives: May 2017

Unravelling

Thank goodness some things in life are constant – like me and Dave! Just now, things seem to be unravelling all around us. First of all, we’re back in Portugal after ‘inspecting’ another resort complex owned by the company in … Continue reading

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Nomads and Shape Shifters…

I intended to post this last Friday, but actually forgot to complete the process! By now, we’re back in Portugal… next post will give an update. Two days late, then, here it is… Today’s Gallery Theme… ‘Treasure Chests’ I take … Continue reading

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Out of the Blue…

…we’re in Bucharest! This new job certainly throws up some surprises! On Sunday evening we got a message from one of the Russian owners of this complex… would we like to accompany him to see another of their complexes on … Continue reading

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More Decisions

This well-developed Russian gymnast boy from Chelyabinsk reminds us of the life we’ve left behind in the USA – a life of wall-to-wall gymnastics coaching, ditched in favour of setting up and running fitness gyms and “sideshows” of acrobatics and … Continue reading

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Expectations

The weather here in the Algarve has now reverted to expectations! Wall-to-wall sunshine up to the 80s (28C) during the day, and nights clear and starry with minimum temperature 17C (62F) – last night we slept under the stars on … Continue reading

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Enthusiasm

Never miss a training opportunity – even if you are waiting for a plane! That’s enthusiasm. As we prepare for the opening of the new vacation complex here in the eastern Algarve, our local ‘staffers’ Alfredo and Seb have set … Continue reading

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Snippets

A bit of this and that today. Starting with Egor Malyshev and his friend, gymnasts from Chelyabinsk, improving themselves in the weight room. Our second weight room, on the ‘adult only’ side of the vacation complex here, is due to … Continue reading

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Local Lore (Law?)

So – apart from a six-week decamp back to the US in June/July, Dave and I have moved our ‘fitness base’ to a new leisure complex in south-eastern Portugal. It caters for family naturists (on the one side) and adult-only … Continue reading

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Love…

Yes, ‘Loving the Boy’ indeed! Moving to Portugal seems somehow to have made Dave and I newly aware of our love. I think that when we were in USA, although we obviously spent our nights together, everything was so hectic … Continue reading

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Friday Night with the Boys

Our new staff – and friends – Alfredo and Sebastien – may be ‘fighting boys’ like these… …but they’re also desperate to build muscle (as those two should I think) so they can show off.. …(in front of their girls … Continue reading

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