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Out In The Cold

Curiously, our bit of Portugal is currently the coldest part of Europe (excluding the Scandinavian and Baltic countries) at present. Most of continental Europe has heat, humidity and spectacular thunderstorms and flash floods right now. We’re in the sun all … Continue reading

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No Excuses… Get in There and Train!

Europe may be in the grip of a big freeze: but there’s no excuse not to (un)dress for training and get stuck in! 20 further pictures of trainers/lifters, young’uns too, added to the Fitness, Acrobatics and Gymnastics page! We began … Continue reading

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Friends Make Fitness Fun!

Whether it is working out or chilling out, sharing it with friends makes it so much more fun! 20 new pictures added today on the Fitness, Acrobatics and Gymnastics page. And, when you have perused those, spare a thought for … Continue reading

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Wet Boys

There’s something special when boys get wet – however they choose to do it! 20 new pictures added at the ‘Fitness, Acrobatics and Gymnastics‘ page.  And, somehow, water and watersports get into my books quite regularly! Loving the Boy: ISBN … Continue reading

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And Finally, Before Things Change…

…and I mean pictures shifting to the new page, deletion of old posts and images to make space for the future, and less personal info… …I thought that we would have one final old-style post since it kind of brings … Continue reading

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Now, The Snowman Cometh…

…an unexpected link to the previous post concerning the arrival of the ice bath! Now we live in the same time zone as home (Portugal and UK), somehow news seems to arrive quicker. This evening we got an urgent message … Continue reading

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The Rains Came! – And Ice to Follow…

YES! Finally, yesterday afternoon and evening, the rains came to the eastern Algarve. Apart from one drizzly morning, it’s been a while. Since the early summer in fact. OK, they’ve gone again, and the sun is shining brightly through patchy … Continue reading

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Let’s Apricate!

We’ve learned a new word – thanks to a non-English speaker using a dictionary. It’s what a lot of our ‘guests’ here come for, even at this time of year – sunbathing! Zach was massaging this quite large lady yesterday … Continue reading

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Drizzly Interlude

After weeks of endless sun here in the Eastern Algarve, the clouds have finally arrived and it was very drizzly this morning, as well as quite windy with the clouds being driven inland from the coast. I think we have … Continue reading

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The Day of Reckoning

When you achieve something after a lot of effort, or after worrying about it for some time – like this guy with his neck hang from the bar – there is great satisfaction and (sometimes) relief). Yesterday, we passed such … Continue reading

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