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Looking Up a Bit…

Sometimes the vest serves to highlight the goods…. in this case, Today’s Gallery Theme: ‘Shoulders and Arms’ I think the prospects for the school summer vacation are looking up a little. Regular readers will know that the planned 8-week circus … Continue reading

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“Even Barefoot, the Rain won’t Play…”

Limbering up before the swim meet. Today’s Gallery Theme: Barefoot Boys …pictures in which at least one boy is barefoot. But what about that peculiar phrase in the title? What does it mean? Well, the literature teacher in the French … Continue reading

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The Rising Generation

Like the teen guy on the bars there, showing off his shoulders, abs and chest development as a result of his workouts, I am watching my son Leo (just 13) steadily but definitely turning into a man. A lot of … Continue reading

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New Tricks for Young Dogs

I’m in trouble again! Yes, my almost 13yo son Leo, who has the world at his feet as it were (that’s an amazing picture!), didn’t get a mention when I said how much I was looking forward to returning to … Continue reading

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Onwards and Upwards…

Hasty preparations for Zach, Gary and I to join the circus tour continue, leaving Pete, Ivo and principally Dave to be in charge of kids until their two mums return about a week later. Son Leo still furious that he … Continue reading

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Hello from Jeju

These little guys are all over the place. Jeju Island, that is. Korea. Survived three flights to get here (the flat bed from Chicago to Seoul was the best bit!). By way of a change, a few pictures I’ve snapped … Continue reading

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Of Mice and Men

Oh, I do so love it when something happens which lets me use a post title with a double meaning! One of my dad’s scientific colleagues who knows something of what we are doing here, fitness wise, has drawn attention … Continue reading

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For Igor: Street Workout Dude

Whilst we’re still on the road, Pete remains back at base keeping the coaching going at the gymnastics centre, aided by our new friends Ion (Romanian former gymnast) and Igor (Russian former street workout guy). They’re both working in nuclear … Continue reading

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The Perfect Day (3) 10am…

continued from parts 1 and 2…  So, we have my son Leo, with his best friend Chris and Chris’s older brother supervising their weight training in our cabin. We do need to be very careful with ten-year-olds, because it is … Continue reading

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Spidermen and Monkeys

Just some interesting pictures that have caught our attention recently: Spiderman and monkey, that dude! And such a tan… or is it just dirt? Now this next one is Georg – slightly younger than he now is. This is a NovelArt … Continue reading

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