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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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Rodrigo’s Choice!

That pic is Rodrigo’s first choice for this post from my ‘reserve collection’ of postable pictures! Just to remind you, Rodrigo is the new young gay drummer in the circus orchestra who decided to ‘come out’ to us, hoping I … Continue reading

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System Failure

There are six computers in our household: Ivo, Pete, Dave and I have one each, the lesbian girls share one, and one is available (carefully monitored) for the kids. Plus a load of phones and other devices that kick in … Continue reading

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Reflections on Christmas

Although I’m basically of the ‘bah humbug’ persuasion, a lot of good things have happened this Christmas in UK. My mother on Christmas morning, sharing her kitchen with a pair of American lesbians, nattering away nineteen to the dozen and, … Continue reading

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“It Ain’t Half Hot, Mum!”

British friends will recognise that quote from a sitcom about young soldiers sent abroad for the first time… July 4th. A holiday we Brits exiled in the States try hard not to recognise! 104F (40C), high humidity and thunderstorms as … Continue reading

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