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Changeover Time

Summer camp half over for us, and some changes at the weekend. The two teen lads who have been teaching wrestling (and teaching Leo and Chris some wayward stuff in their tent!) have left us and, for this week only, their … Continue reading

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1000+ And Counting: Celebrating with Daniel

The system just told me that I have passed 1000 posts. Perhaps I need a life, and should stop! But then we’d have even more time for the gym… …and, as recently remarked here, perhaps we should devote our time … Continue reading

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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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Ready For The ‘Off’

Writing first of all from my son Leo’s perspective, a weekend with girlfriend Karla then, on Monday, jetting off to Canada for a Christmas of performances with the rest of our company – exile from Karla until Jan 2nd when … Continue reading

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And now – The Russian Eccentrics and their Influence

After yesterdays post on the unexpected public behaviour of Englishmen in the home environment, three things we admire about the Russian nation (and, in particular, Russian guys). First, the Street Workout: …does wonders for the chest, back, shoulder and arms! … Continue reading

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Storm in a Teacup?

Today’s Gallery Theme: ‘Bicep Work’ – 22 sets of ‘guns’ on show for you today… So, Storm ‘Katie’ came and went on Easter Monday. 105 mph gusts on the South Coast of England, planes unable to land at London’s airports, … Continue reading

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Deja Vu – Again!

Today’s Gallery Theme: Pictures That Need a Comment! (1) Well, he looks pleased with himself. And, with those shoulders and arms and that chest, so he should be! But what’s with the plastic sheet? Someone’s going to make a big … Continue reading

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Getting Our Act Together

Today’s Gallery Theme: Showing Off Well, that’s maybe a combination of ‘Showing Off’ and ‘Getting Ones Act Together’! Exploring new acrobatic positions was how we spent yesterday evening down at Chad’s gym – Dave and I, with Dave’s brother Pete and with … Continue reading

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Snowbound!

Welcome to sunny Oak Ridge TN! The biggest snow for 15 years. We have about eight inches in the yard – most of it from Wednesday night and Thursday: the storm moved north-east and, as you will probably have heard … Continue reading

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A Plague of Frogs

Well, some weird stuff gets into this blog from time to time, but we can’t go on about fitness and acrobats all the time, now can we? Dave and I own this cottage in Wales (UK) which we have (slightly … Continue reading

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