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A Taste of Things To Come

We’re busy designing one of these! A gym with an open-air section. Actually, we’re designing two of them. Weights which won’t rust, a floor which won’t go soggy with the occasional shower, benches which won’t crack up in the sun… … Continue reading

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Taking the Plunge…

…and hoping that we’ve made the right decision! Praying to the Gods might just help! So Dave and I have accepted jobs (identical, or joint, however you want to put it) on a new vacation development in southern Europe (the … Continue reading

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A Difficult Call

Oh dear. I found myself in a difficult situation mid-week, and it is all due to (son) Leo’s openness. ‘Oh, Hi… is that Mrs. xxxxx?’ ‘Yes. Who is this?’ ‘This is Tony Cavanagh. Your son lifts weights with our boys … Continue reading

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‘Schmeissing’, Anyone?

Now there’s an invitation! More ramblings from me on the subject of our family set-up and our chosen activities not being quite as eccentric as first appeared! Moving on from yesterday’s ‘multi-parenting’ issue, I return to so-called “Swinging London” for … Continue reading

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Where Did That Weekend Go?

Gosh – needed that! I know how he feels – I’m off there next… After the early-morning hi-jinks discussed yesterday, with Leon and Dane visiting from Lexington, our Saturday morning began as usual – coaching duties at the gymnastics center … Continue reading

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Sport ‘Au Naturel’: What We’ve Lost

‘Gymnastics’ means ‘The Naked Art’. Although most boys train shirtless in the gym, it was not what we know as gymnastics today, but track and field athletics and wrestling, performed by naked boys – boys all enjoying their ‘freedom’. Cut … Continue reading

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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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