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Time on Our Hands

As so often the case, a post title with a double meaning! For the pictures, at least for the start, you can take it literally. Last night we had ‘time on our hands’ when we had to cancel the planned … Continue reading

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The Learning Curve Continues

There is an Austrian boy we follow on Instagram, ‘Andy B’, getting down to business with the dumbbells. Good for him. I broke off the previous post rather suddenly, realising that we had an urgent meeting with the managers of … Continue reading

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Let the Dance Begin!

Well, maybe that’s more of a pose than a dance. But anyway… This vacation place we’re at really does seem to be working as a team effort. One of the cooks (yes!) on a day off on the beach near … Continue reading

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Fighting Talk

Well, the boxers wanted punch bags, and a ring…   … the punch bags have arrived and have been fixed by the maintenance guys, one in each ‘half’ of this complex we’re at. As for a ring, with actual ropes, … Continue reading

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Jungle Telegraph

Out here, in the southern European desert, we’re really cooking! And the temperature here is about 10C lower than some other parts of the Med coast, for example. This heat-wave is said to be unprecedented… even Dave and I are … Continue reading

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Review and Reflect

So – the kids (and Colin’s family) caught their flight in Faro despite the heightened passport checks which have been introduced for everyone leaving the Schengen area – quite a queue, so we got them there early on Friday afternoon. … Continue reading

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A Summer Night

Day out today, so here’s a post I prepared earlier and timed to appear in the evening while we’re still having time across the water in Spain with the kids (short train ride to Vila Real, ferry and bingo, early … Continue reading

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Droning On… Passing Through… Flying Off…

‘Droning On’ is what I tend to do here, to avoid just posting just fitness pix and book adverts (proofs of Let The Future Find Me have arrived for checking, by the way, as if I didn’t have enough to … Continue reading

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A ‘Brief’ Interlude

Well… briefs and Speedos, so far as the pictures are concerned! We’re sure looking forward to spending the rest of the summer in southern Europe, with a beach available for our free time!! This week includes Independence Day here is … Continue reading

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Out of the Blue…

…we’re in Bucharest! This new job certainly throws up some surprises! On Sunday evening we got a message from one of the Russian owners of this complex… would we like to accompany him to see another of their complexes on … Continue reading

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