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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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And the Answer Is…

…after a lot of anguished to-ing and fro-ing, and tying ourselves in knots… …feeling as though we have been standing on our heads all day, weighing up our options… …wrestling with our consciences… …no-one else could take the decision for … 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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Imagine a Butterfly…

…that’s what this place is becoming known as, in the local language. We’re checking out a seriously interesting offer of a new job. So far, things are looking good, but there remain a lot of questions! First, let’s have an … Continue reading

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A Difficult Call

Oh dear. I found myself in a difficult situation mid-week, and it is all due to (son) Leo’s openness. ‘Oh, Hi… is that Mrs. xxxxx?’ ‘Yes. Who is this?’ ‘This is Tony Cavanagh. Your son lifts weights with our boys … 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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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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Best Foot Forward?

Dave and I lay awake in bed last night, having one of those ‘Are we going to carry doing this for the rest of lives?’ moments. I don’t mean that we were discussing ‘Shall we go out and find new … Continue reading

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69 Not Out…

And so we return, after various diversions, to the gay love theme in this post. And no, we’re not 69 years old, not yet! Nor are we still as young as these two guys – much as we would like … 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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