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Wild and Woolly

The unprecedented cold we have been experiencing here in TN almost – but not quite – put a stop to our ‘wild’ swimming sessions in the Clinch River. The -10C/14F we experienced at the weekend didn’t actually make the river … Continue reading

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Last Waltz… New Dance…

A nice capture there for you of a teeterboard ‘dance’ each guy doing a tuck somersault followed by a layout somersault. The ‘trick’ – if there is one – is to land in the right place. For what it is … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2017!

From snowy eastern Canada (I’m watching snow blowing sideways in a strong wind, illuminated by street lighting outside the theatre here while we await the end of the first performance today), Dave and I (and everyone else!) wishes you all … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another (Canadian) Dollar…

Today’s Gallery Theme – ‘Enjoying What(ever it is) You Do’ 8 more shows to go before Dave and I, Leo and Jaymee fly back to Knoxville and home ready for school re-start the next day. Of course, the other six of … Continue reading

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Entertainment for Thanksgiving

Let’s begin today’s entertainment with the new uniform for busking! From the way the onlookers are dressed, it presumably isn’t a very warm day, so it’s one sure way of getting attention. Maybe not the obvious way to ‘get rich … Continue reading

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They’re Growing Up

They start young, but my goodness, they grow up fast! Today’s Gallery Theme, by the way, is ‘Speedos’ OK. Thanksgiving tomorrow and, in the absence of some of our household, Dave and I are invited round to Steve’s house with … Continue reading

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No Sunday Lunch

One small li9nk to our Britishness here (that’s me, Dave and his brother Pete, is that wonderful Clare (my son’s mum) has always loved cooking and has prepared a traditional ‘British’ Sunday lunch most weekends. But, for 12 weeks, no … Continue reading

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International Men’s Day November 19th

Yes, today’s the day – so ‘Hi’ to all you men everywhere! I’m not sure what we’re supposed to do on International Men’s Day anyway… maybe just be sociable. But I shall use it (guess what!) as an excuse to … Continue reading

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And now – The Russian Eccentrics and their Influence

After yesterdays post on the unexpected public behaviour of Englishmen in the home environment, three things we admire about the Russian nation (and, in particular, Russian guys). First, the Street Workout: …does wonders for the chest, back, shoulder and arms! … Continue reading

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The English Eccentrics

Today’s Gallery Theme: ‘The Great Outdoors’ Despite having lived here in Tennessee for 16 years, Dave and I (and his brother Pete) are still regarded as ‘The English Eccentrics’ and viewed with a little suspicion by our American neighbours from time … Continue reading

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