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‘Another Day, Another Euro…’ or do I mean Rouble?

Great physical development there. After choosing that picture, I had the thought that it is good to have relocated to a part of the world where there isn’t obvious racial discrimination: the Portuguese people seem to welcome everyone – especially … Continue reading

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More Maths

What gymnasts (above) do requires many hours of training. What so-called ‘fakirs’ do (and about which I wrote last time) just requires a bit of muscle in the right places and a knowledge of maths or physics. As was clear … Continue reading

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Last Orders…

Dave and I just finished our final session with twins Stevie and Josh, both of whom are looking very powerful and can do one-arm balances on our upraised arms… with Alvin and Bryce, their ‘also-10-yo’ friends not far behind. Job … 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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Four – The Perfect Number

I always think that four is the ideal number for guys training together. In our case, very long-term friends, all dedicated to maintaining their fitness, knowing and respecting each others abilities and achievements. I thin that I’ve written before about … Continue reading

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So Much to Do… So Little Time!

We’ve only got until the end of the Easter break to organise ourselves for the fist six weeks in the new job in Portugal! And there is just so much going on – not least designing two new gyms and … Continue reading

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Holy Ghost? Holy Moses!

For today’s pictures, we’ll head back to the gym: For today’s story, I refer to the surprising difficulty (it seems) in opening a Euro bank account these days. It doesn’t help being 4000 miles away from the bank in question, … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, In Other News…

Tired of hearing about our forthcoming move to Europe? Yeah, me too! Let’s talk about The Donald instead. ‘Groan’. OK, but this is something we shall be glad to get away from! All these Tweets! I ask you! We don’t … 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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