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In Denial

Well, it is strange to be back in the country which has been our home for the past 17 years. ‘Back home’ after sampling life in southern Europe, and rather liking it. Liking it so much, in fact, that after … 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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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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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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Fighting Talk

I think I mentioned before that the main sporting interests of our workplace ‘hobbits’ Alf and Seb are football, swimming, and ‘fighting’. It seems that they meet twice or three times a week with their mates – and several assorted … Continue reading

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Free Weekend

We have a free weekend! Actually three days, thanks to May Day, which is also a holiday here. And last night we bought a car – tonight it’s still working… – so we’re going to go off and explore our … Continue reading

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‘Mostly Cloudy’ – Plenty of Silver Linings

The weather down here in the south-western corner of Europe is not exactly living up to the expectation of blue, cloudless skies that we had been ‘guaranteed’! Cloud, occasional drizzle – but pleasantly warm with it for working shirtless whereas … Continue reading

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2720… oops, no: 3060!

Note added 22/04/2017 – woke up realising that I can’t do maths. Counted 340 short. I’ve altered the numbers in the main text!! 3060… a big number which has flummoxed the local hardware outlets! Ponder on that one for a … Continue reading

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