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Utopia Limited…. Continued!

So where were we when I had to break off last night? Oh yes – just starting work at the vacation centre for real (a job our friends think is a job made in heaven!), and entertaining our offspring for … 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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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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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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From the Great Outdoors…

So we are now at Summer Camp, fulfilling our obligation to provide “instruction and entertainment” to some less than fully -fit young teens! And enjoying it, as I knew we would. Warm weather, wild swimming, open-air fitness, acrobatics and gym … Continue reading

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In Denial

Well, it is strange to be back in the country which has been our home for the past 17 years. ‘Back home’ after sampling life in southern Europe, and rather liking it. Liking it so much, in fact, that after … Continue reading

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Friday Night with the Boys

Our new staff – and friends – Alfredo and Sebastien – may be ‘fighting boys’ like these… …but they’re also desperate to build muscle (as those two should I think) so they can show off.. …(in front of their girls … Continue reading

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Fighting Talk

I think I mentioned before that the main sporting interests of our workplace ‘hobbits’ Alf and Seb are football, swimming, and ‘fighting’. It seems that they meet twice or three times a week with their mates – and several assorted … Continue reading

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Locker-Room Fun

The ‘fun’ in our case is not what you may be thinking… but in fact supervising the fitting out of the locker room to go with the first of our two gyms! Originally we had assumed that our users would … Continue reading

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Last Orders…

Dave and I just finished our final session with twins Stevie and Josh, both of whom are looking very powerful and can do one-arm balances on our upraised arms… with Alvin and Bryce, their ‘also-10-yo’ friends not far behind. Job … Continue reading

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