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‘Another Day, Another Euro…’ or do I mean Rouble?

Great physical development there. After choosing that picture, I had the thought that it is good to have relocated to a part of the world where there isn’t obvious racial discrimination: the Portuguese people seem to welcome everyone – especially … Continue reading

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More Maths

What gymnasts (above) do requires many hours of training. What so-called ‘fakirs’ do (and about which I wrote last time) just requires a bit of muscle in the right places and a knowledge of maths or physics. As was clear … Continue reading

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2720… oops, no: 3060!

Note added 22/04/2017 – woke up realising that I can’t do maths. Counted 340 short. I’ve altered the numbers in the main text!! 3060… a big number which has flummoxed the local hardware outlets! Ponder on that one for a … Continue reading

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First Day at The ‘Misfits Motel’!

…that’s Dave’s nickname for our new residence – a little unfair, I feel! We arrived to the local train station mid-day yesterday feeling seriously jet-lagged, to be met by two smiling local lads (‘Alf’ and ‘Seb’, who are our first … Continue reading

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Still Counting Down: The ‘Core Four’

It is now 17 years since Dave and I first realised that we were gay, and probably in love. It took a while for the implications of that to sink in for both of us, as I recount in Loving … Continue reading

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Frustrations and Fantasising…

Having one of those days when all I want to do is bang my head against a wall in frustration! Probably need to go and do a bit of this until I feel better… (I don’t have pictures of me … Continue reading

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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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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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Into The Unknown…

Actually, such things as shown there are in reality quite easy – if you practice enough! In our case, we are just on the verge of exploring a life-changing possibility after some 17 years in Tennessee – and some people … Continue reading

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As I Said Last Time – Back to the Day Job…

….which means training other people in gymnastics and fitness, and training ourselves to keep up with them! That generally means working up a sweat: in winter, perhaps just the forehead… …in summer, the heat helps to produce just a little … Continue reading

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