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Ophelia Passes Us By

When I posted my previous, we were on hurricane warning here in the Eastern Algarve. It never happened, thank goodness, and we have yet another sparkling sunny day. The jet stream scooped her up and drove her north – straight … Continue reading

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Oh… Ophelia!

The amazing run of continuous blue skies and wall-to-wall sunshine which we have enjoyed here in the Eastern Algarve may be about to come to a sudden end. We have just had an official warning that a hurricane – Ophelia … Continue reading

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Tough Boys

‘Tough Boys’. Today’s theme, since this is what the small group of Portuguese lads (and two girls!) from the local beach ‘fight club’ have told us they wish to call themselves. In English, which is fortunate as we’re really struggling … Continue reading

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Warm and Wet

…and the boys are definitely HOT and wet! Those are gymnast boys from Chelyabinsk, enjoying getting ‘toughened up’! Here in Portugal we’ve just had a period of light rain – the first for many weeks – but the temperatures are … Continue reading

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If You Want to Stay Young…

…hang out with old people! So they say. Well, an interesting twist to that theory today. Today’s pictures are, inevitably, of younger people. That’s our ‘modus operandi’ here, as it were. Alfredo noticed him first. A gentleman we now know … Continue reading

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Richard and CJ and Irma and Jose

As we continue to enjoy apparently endless sunshine and calm very warm weather in southern Portugal, it is hard to imagine being struck by the force of Irma and the chaos and misery she has brought to the Caribbean. And … Continue reading

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…If You Thought This Place Was Weird…

…you should go to the UK!! (Love the ‘Never give up’ tattoo. Pictures today are again mainly unrelated to the text topic! But clearly naked in some cases, and mainly ‘outdoor fun’… read on…) Following on from yesterday’s piece about … Continue reading

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Confidence Building

We manage our gym shifts (along with Alf and Seb) to give everyone as much flexibility as possible, especially as all of us are involved in shows four nights a week even if not actually performing in every one now. … Continue reading

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Normal Service – Just Relax!

13 hot guys there, with their coach, ready to wrestle. A couple of posts ago I wrote about setting up a small ‘private’ wrestling knock-out session for 10 visiting guys plus Dave and I. Today was a free day for … Continue reading

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‘Doing Their Thing’

‘No, honestly – I’m just giving him a massage…’ Boys ‘doing their thing’. That’s what this blog is all about – so long as the ‘thing’ is fitness-related and frequently ‘gay’. That’s what my first three books are all about, … Continue reading

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