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Shirt Story…

…illustrated (naturally!) with shirtless guys! Since taking up this job in the eastern Algarve full time in mid-July, we have been fortunate in almost never needing to wear a shirt, since we are ‘supervising’ a clientele who are encouraged to … 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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Wild and Woolly

The unprecedented cold we have been experiencing here in TN almost – but not quite – put a stop to our ‘wild’ swimming sessions in the Clinch River. The -10C/14F we experienced at the weekend didn’t actually make the river … Continue reading

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International Men’s Day November 19th

Yes, today’s the day – so ‘Hi’ to all you men everywhere! I’m not sure what we’re supposed to do on International Men’s Day anyway… maybe just be sociable. But I shall use it (guess what!) as an excuse to … Continue reading

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The (Dis)United Kingdom

Today’s Gallery Theme – ‘Working It Out Together’ I feel as though I am observing events in my own country (UK) a bit like the proverbial visitor from outer space. Not the little green man who observes a crane working and … Continue reading

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Risk Assessment

Well, it’s over! The guy who lives near Karen and Clare who absolutely hates Leo because of his gay parentage had the largest Mitt Romney poster in town in front of his house. Need I say more… 4 more years of … Continue reading

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Leo and I Reconciled!

No, we don’t really look like that and, anyway, we’re both older! And, dare I say, rather more muscular! I just like the expressions! Leo hated the row I wrote about in the previous post about the knife drop as much … Continue reading

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