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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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Moms and Dads – The Right Balance

Teenboy at play. Not known to us, but no doubt well looked after by a mum and a dad and with an additional (average) 1.4 siblings. My own teenboy, along with Dave’s teengirl, are a wee bit special in that, … Continue reading

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1000+ And Counting: Celebrating with Daniel

The system just told me that I have passed 1000 posts. Perhaps I need a life, and should stop! But then we’d have even more time for the gym… …and, as recently remarked here, perhaps we should devote our time … 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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Sport ‘Au Naturel’: What We’ve Lost

‘Gymnastics’ means ‘The Naked Art’. Although most boys train shirtless in the gym, it was not what we know as gymnastics today, but track and field athletics and wrestling, performed by naked boys – boys all enjoying their ‘freedom’. Cut … Continue reading

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Happy Trump Day

No, not HUMP day… I’ve heard that today, the world is balanced on a knife edge (that’s a very neat planche position by the way). A lot of real American folks around here (TN) are ecstatic… others just feel like … Continue reading

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Bias? Genes? I’m Not Sure…

This post is a bit of a soul searcher. Tune out now rather than be offended! A recent comment on quite an old post makes me think. Am I biassed against posting images of guys whose skin color is other … Continue reading

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Last Tango…

Ten like-minded guys – in it to improve their bodies. Very much like the guys in the private gym we are fortunate to be members of. Where it is all change – again. I mentioned last time that tonight (Saturday) … Continue reading

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Here We Go, Then…

I trust you all had a fun time seeing in 2017: as our German-speaking friends like to put it – “Did you have a good slide into the new year?” We certainly did. I guess that I could have expected … Continue reading

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Stopped in Our Tracks (And the Teaser Answers)

Today’s Gallery Theme – ‘Hanging Around’ That’s one of our acrobatic heroes – Ed Upcott – in  rather contrived location for ring work! I meant to give you the answers to the non-crossword clues in the previous post, but we … Continue reading

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