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Flexible Friends

20 illustrations of great flexibility added to the Fitness, Acrobatics and Gymnastics page. An essential attribute for acrobatics, gymnastics, martial arts and ballet… and much more! Enjoy. And when you’ve done that, sample the books on related subjects with added … Continue reading

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Handstands

Celebrating what one website we regularly visit describes as ‘The Lost Art of the Hand Balance’. I don’t think so! 20 handstand pictures added to the ‘Fitness, Acrobatics and Gymnastics‘ page. Don’t forget that this site also offers reading matter … Continue reading

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Crimean War #2?

This is meant to be what it’s all about, right? … … … …coming to our vacation complex either to get fit or to soak up the sun, or a mixture of both? So far, that has been what the … Continue reading

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Beyond Weird (And a Bit of Weather)

I thought that I would start off with something a bit eye-catching. Just for a change. Since Hurricane Ophelia passed us by and headed for Ireland and the UK, I have been in touch with my parents who decided to … 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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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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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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Loitering Within Tent – and Boxing Clever

The boxers can have their day! After several requests for a ring to be installed here, mainly from Russian guys, the decision was taken to put it within a permanent ‘tent’ which could be used by regular guests as an additional … Continue reading

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Let the Dance Begin!

Well, maybe that’s more of a pose than a dance. But anyway… This vacation place we’re at really does seem to be working as a team effort. One of the cooks (yes!) on a day off on the beach near … Continue reading

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Fighting Talk

Well, the boxers wanted punch bags, and a ring…   … the punch bags have arrived and have been fixed by the maintenance guys, one in each ‘half’ of this complex we’re at. As for a ring, with actual ropes, … Continue reading

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