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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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Still Counting Down: The ‘Core Four’

It is now 17 years since Dave and I first realised that we were gay, and probably in love. It took a while for the implications of that to sink in for both of us, as I recount in Loving … Continue reading

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5, 4, 3, 2, 1…

After Saturday, we shall be leaving this environment (gymnastics) – hopefully not for ever! – giving it all up for a new job by the sea. We fly on Monday – although we will be back in US for six … Continue reading

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A Less Dangerous Place…?

More stupid terrorist stuff in Europe – London this time. Meanwhile Trump fails (again) to keep certain Muslim travellers out of the US. It does seem that Muslim ‘clerics’ (the fave word for Muslims inciting violence – I wouldn’t grant … Continue reading

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A Taste of Things To Come

We’re busy designing one of these! A gym with an open-air section. Actually, we’re designing two of them. Weights which won’t rust, a floor which won’t go soggy with the occasional shower, benches which won’t crack up in the sun… … Continue reading

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Taking the Plunge…

…and hoping that we’ve made the right decision! Praying to the Gods might just help! So Dave and I have accepted jobs (identical, or joint, however you want to put it) on a new vacation development in southern Europe (the … Continue reading

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Cartref

If it’s Sunday, it must be Wales. I am, briefly, with my parents in my own house, Cefn Derwen. Yng fy nghartref, as they say here. That’s after four days on the southern fringe of Europe learning about our new … 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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Training the Training Partner

Summer is coming. Yes it will! Unless you are in South Africa or Australasia of course, when it will shortly be going away. Tough luck! We all want to look good, especially for beach holidays. A lot of guys fantasise … Continue reading

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