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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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“Here’s One I Prepared Earlier…”

The title of this post fits this picture, I think… but it also reminds me of children’s TV and those things you were always encouraged to make “out of sticky-backed plastic”. In this case, it is because we are living … 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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Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

…well, gone tonight, actually, if British Airways don’t have another computer crash! We’re in Oxford en route back to Tennessee for six weeks. Summer camps! Time in the woods, time in the lakes, time helping them with fitness and acrobatics. … Continue reading

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Unravelling

Thank goodness some things in life are constant – like me and Dave! Just now, things seem to be unravelling all around us. First of all, we’re back in Portugal after ‘inspecting’ another resort complex owned by the company in … Continue reading

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Enthusiasm

Never miss a training opportunity – even if you are waiting for a plane! That’s enthusiasm. As we prepare for the opening of the new vacation complex here in the eastern Algarve, our local ‘staffers’ Alfredo and Seb have set … Continue reading

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Love…

Yes, ‘Loving the Boy’ indeed! Moving to Portugal seems somehow to have made Dave and I newly aware of our love. I think that when we were in USA, although we obviously spent our nights together, everything was so hectic … 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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Free Weekend

We have a free weekend! Actually three days, thanks to May Day, which is also a holiday here. And last night we bought a car – tonight it’s still working… – so we’re going to go off and explore our … Continue reading

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