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Foreign Bodies (Assorted)

‘Foreign Bodies’ is what we’re about these days. Mainly Eastern European, Russian and Scandinavian ‘bodies’, brought here by their owners for rest and physical recreation plus a dose of the sun which is so much rarer further north! Top up … Continue reading

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Beyond Weird (And a Bit of Weather)

I thought that I would start off with something a bit eye-catching. Just for a change. Since Hurricane Ophelia passed us by and headed for Ireland and the UK, I have been in touch with my parents who decided to … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another (Canadian) Dollar…

Today’s Gallery Theme – ‘Enjoying What(ever it is) You Do’ 8 more shows to go before Dave and I, Leo and Jaymee fly back to Knoxville and home ready for school re-start the next day. Of course, the other six of … Continue reading

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Early to Rise… New Tricks to Learn…

Today’s Gallery Theme: ‘Muscleaneous’ (with thanks to ‘Uncle Carl’ for the word…) (…and, to start, one of those nice workout pictures with a trickle of sweat signifying a job well done!) We made one of our occasional visits to the Chinese … Continue reading

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A Bit of a Stretch

Well, that’s one way! They call it passive stretching: what’s missing is the magazine to read to pass the time! And that’s another. Keeping flexible whilst (in our case, maybe not that second guy’s) keeping muscle tone and strength is … Continue reading

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The Long Good Friday

Ollie’s last full day with Leo and Chris before his family returns to UK. So a VERY full and physical day! Dave and I pulled the boys out of bed at 4.30am (ouch) to join our mate Gary in a … Continue reading

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Motivation

I got totally crushed last night wrestling a huge bodybuilder called ‘Caz’ (Casper). We originally knew him as a 14yo boy in Knoxville, an American boy unexpectedly motivated by the brutal Kung Fu training regime of his (and our) Chinese friends, beginning … Continue reading

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The Perfect Day (4) 4pm…

(…continued from three previous posts… start HERE …) So, Dave and I are coaching at the gymnastics centre, mid afternoon. The place is buzzing with chatter about the Olympic Games and so, as Brits, Dave and I are revelling in … Continue reading

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Meet the Cast (1) – The Kung Fu Masters

Maybe it’s time to start introducing others who have contributed to our performances and also in various ways to the ‘misadventures’ which have formed the subject of the forthcoming books. Back in the nineties there was a variety act called … Continue reading

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