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Tough Boys

‘Tough Boys’. Today’s theme, since this is what the small group of Portuguese lads (and two girls!) from the local beach ‘fight club’ have told us they wish to call themselves. In English, which is fortunate as we’re really struggling … Continue reading

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Where Did That Weekend Go?

Gosh – needed that! I know how he feels – I’m off there next… After the early-morning hi-jinks discussed yesterday, with Leon and Dane visiting from Lexington, our Saturday morning began as usual – coaching duties at the gymnastics center … 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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Last Waltz… New Dance…

A nice capture there for you of a teeterboard ‘dance’ each guy doing a tuck somersault followed by a layout somersault. The ‘trick’ – if there is one – is to land in the right place. For what it is … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2017!

From snowy eastern Canada (I’m watching snow blowing sideways in a strong wind, illuminated by street lighting outside the theatre here while we await the end of the first performance today), Dave and I (and everyone else!) wishes you all … Continue reading

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Entertainment for Thanksgiving

Let’s begin today’s entertainment with the new uniform for busking! From the way the onlookers are dressed, it presumably isn’t a very warm day, so it’s one sure way of getting attention. Maybe not the obvious way to ‘get rich … Continue reading

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And now – The Russian Eccentrics and their Influence

After yesterdays post on the unexpected public behaviour of Englishmen in the home environment, three things we admire about the Russian nation (and, in particular, Russian guys). First, the Street Workout: …does wonders for the chest, back, shoulder and arms! … Continue reading

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Cooling Off Period…

Well, the weather in Wales UK is finally cooling down to more normal March temperature – possibility of frosts again! – but still, ‘I’ve got my love to keep me warm…‘ …actually, we really do like to sleep like that, Dave … Continue reading

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Radical Parenting (2): He YiDe and Leo

Following up on a recent post on this topic, I am drawn back to it by the discussion about 4yo He YiDe which has gone viral: his parents forced him to go near-naked into the snow in New York City … Continue reading

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More Fire and Ice

A quick post today: been very busy. Drove to London Heathrow airport to collect Leo, Jaymee and their Mums, then overnight at Oxford to satisfy my mum and to re-set their body clocks. After that, broke our journey to Wales with … Continue reading

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