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Enter the Eighth Ghoul…

Apropos our forthcoming two ‘ghoulish’ shows for Hallowe’en and The Day of the Dead (see previous post): As we were returning from our most recent circus tour, Karen warned me to expect a house guest. In the event, his arrival was … Continue reading

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Corruption in the Gym

Shock horror! “Trouble in’t gym”… well, at least in China. I’ve occasionally posted pics here of Chinese guys working out. Probably they were not card-carrying members of the Chinese Communist Party. It seems to have started with golf, development of … Continue reading

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Pleasure through the Pain…

…or do I mean, more cynically, a smug satisfaction – an endorphine rush – even an erotic reaction, to having subjected oneself to physical pain for enjoyment (or the ‘enjoyment’ of others)? Did Russian performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky ‘enjoy’ rolling … Continue reading

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Slings and Arrows

Its about 3 in the morning right now but we’re on a ‘high’ after celebrating with our Man.Power colleagues following the successful show rehearsal. Chris and Billy’s dad kindly took Leo and Jaymee for a sleepover so that we could, … Continue reading

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Girl Power (and a personal challenge!)

Chad’s Man.Power gym has five honorary boys (“girls”): two long standing (lesbian mums to our kids), gymnast Anneka (Ivo’s straight sister), and Shelley (weight lifter) and Judy (marathon runner, also both straight and wives [now] to two ofour other members … Continue reading

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