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We Are What We Are

Hard on the heels of me discussing how identical twins can end up with different sexualities (and therefore “it’s not the genes that ‘make’ you homosexual”), out comes another study which says that it is the genes! This time it … Continue reading

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The Iceman Cometh…

Can’t quite make that image out. Guess the actual temperature…! Try another: Now that’s definitely an ice bath. Maybe not for the faint-hearted. However, some of Nordic/Russian guests have been complaining that there is no snow here in the Algarve … Continue reading

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Negotiating on All Fronts!

I’m beginning to understand how it is so difficult to get UN resolutions agreed! As I mentioned in the previous post, we are in discussions with the management here in Portugal (at least three different nationalities including Russian and Swedish … Continue reading

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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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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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YouTube Teaser

Try this link… (which I have now corrected I hope – must have one too many glasses of red wine!! – note added 13/11/17) https://youtu.be/watch?v=AumR1rQJLWQ Quite neat, huh? Pity that the first half is a bit fuzzy, especially when the … Continue reading

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The Full Works

Should one come to our current outpost in Portugal to ‘lounge in the sun’ or to ‘get fit in the sun’? Initially being marketed as the latter amongst those parts of Russian and Nordic society likely to respond to such … Continue reading

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At Your Service

We are, it must be admitted, in the service industry. Here (in the eastern Algarve) to provide fitness facilities, advice and encouragement to our visitors, plus some entertainment on selected evenings. And through this blog, too. A regular commenter (on the … Continue reading

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Two Million Today!!!!!!!!

No – not two million books sold (although that would be nice, and you can play your part!). Today’s Milestone is TWO MILLION VISITORS TO THIS SITE. It’s taken a while, but we’ll pass that point today, so a huge … Continue reading

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Milestones

They look for sure as though they have something to celebrate. Well, so do we. Two major milestones in relation to this blog are looming – one in about a week, and one in about a month. The second one is … Continue reading

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