Monthly Archives: July 2017

A Summer Night

Day out today, so here’s a post I prepared earlier and timed to appear in the evening while we’re still having time across the water in Spain with the kids (short train ride to Vila Real, ferry and bingo, early … Continue reading

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Fitness: The International Language

More from sunny Eastern Algarve! First shows went off alright here, but we have to get additional performers organised quickly to sustain the length of performance the management have in mind. Problem is giving them enough performances per week – … Continue reading

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Utopia Limited…. Continued!

So where were we when I had to break off last night? Oh yes – just starting work at the vacation centre for real (a job our friends think is a job made in heaven!), and entertaining our offspring for … Continue reading

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Utopia… Limited!

It is probably no surprise that my son Leo and Dave’s daughter Jaymee have fallen in love with our new abode in Portugal at first sight. Endless days of cloudless sun are predicted, and clear skies at night. A beach … Continue reading

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Droning On… Passing Through… Flying Off…

‘Droning On’ is what I tend to do here, to avoid just posting just fitness pix and book adverts (proofs of Let The Future Find Me have arrived for checking, by the way, as if I didn’t have enough to … Continue reading

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Putting the Kettle On

…that’s partly a message to my mum as a reminder that we’re passing through Oxford at the end of the week on the way to Portugal! But, mainly, it’s about these: …the kettlebell. A great device for working on those … Continue reading

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Final Fling at Summer Camp

Our last days at summer camp – we shall leave on Wednesday with 48 hours to get ourselves ready to return to Europe. Amazing where the time has gone this summer – and yet the schools in Europe are still … Continue reading

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Enthusiasts

There’s six enthusiasts pictured in a garage which presumably doubles as a gym. Yesterday I mentioned six potential fitness enthusiasts who had agreed to join our kids (and us!) early morning for our own run/weights/wrestle/swim before breakfast. These are six … Continue reading

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Taking Up Where We left Off…

…that was a picture theme of ‘Speedos and Briefs’, as we complete our final two weeks living out of a decrepit camping bus in the ‘Great Outdoors’ at summer camp… …and also recovering from last night’s Independence Day private fakir … Continue reading

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A ‘Brief’ Interlude

Well… briefs and Speedos, so far as the pictures are concerned! We’re sure looking forward to spending the rest of the summer in southern Europe, with a beach available for our free time!! This week includes Independence Day here is … Continue reading

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