Tag Archives: Against All Odds

Zach and Gary

As I indicated in a recent post, our oldest gay friends Zach and Gary, founder members with ourselves of the ‘safer sex’ Tuan Jie brotherhood, are joining us here in Portugal for a while. Zach to work as a masseur and … Continue reading

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Ophelia Passes Us By

When I posted my previous, we were on hurricane warning here in the Eastern Algarve. It never happened, thank goodness, and we have yet another sparkling sunny day. The jet stream scooped her up and drove her north – straight … Continue reading

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Oh… Ophelia!

The amazing run of continuous blue skies and wall-to-wall sunshine which we have enjoyed here in the Eastern Algarve may be about to come to a sudden end. We have just had an official warning that a hurricane – Ophelia … Continue reading

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Two Million Today!!!!!!!!

No – not two million books sold (although that would be nice, and you can play your part!). Today’s Milestone is TWO MILLION VISITORS TO THIS SITE. It’s taken a while, but we’ll pass that point today, so a huge … Continue reading

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The Learning Curve Continues

There is an Austrian boy we follow on Instagram, ‘Andy B’, getting down to business with the dumbbells. Good for him. I broke off the previous post rather suddenly, realising that we had an urgent meeting with the managers of … Continue reading

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Old Technology

I thank my good friend Roman in Vienna for sharing that! I have never made any secret of the fact that the true purpose of this blog is to sell books. Books celebrating gay love, prowess in the gym, circus … Continue reading

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Folks Back Home

First of all, where is ‘home’? For the guy in the picture, the answer is Vienna. He’s standing on a bridge over the Donau canal. If our real ‘home’ is UK (either where we were actually born, or in Wales … Continue reading

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“Best Friends for Life”

Some people may have a funny way of showing it (like those two!) but sporting friends very often turn out to be your best friends. When you were in school, I’m guessing that pretty much all of you had a … Continue reading

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If You Want to Stay Young…

…hang out with old people! So they say. Well, an interesting twist to that theory today. Today’s pictures are, inevitably, of younger people. That’s our ‘modus operandi’ here, as it were. Alfredo noticed him first. A gentleman we now know … Continue reading

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God’s Own Country

  “God’s Own Country”. No doubt you have your own definition of that, according to where you live. For Brit’s like us, strictly speaking, we would remove one letter, leaving “God’s Own County”, with the same issues applying! And usually … Continue reading

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