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Mates and Weights

Tomorrow evening (Saturday), Colin, Tash and their family arrive from Oxford. Our kids are still unaware of this ten-day visit but will be over the moon to have young Ollie and his sister here. We’re arranging for Chris’s dad Steve … Continue reading

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Morning has Broken…

Waking up in the morning means snugging up alongside my lovely partner, enjoying those special scents which mean so much to two gay guys, a morning kiss, tongues exploring, maybe getting horny and – well, you know. The first to … Continue reading

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Pleasure through the Pain…

…or do I mean, more cynically, a smug satisfaction – an endorphine rush – even an erotic reaction, to having subjected oneself to physical pain for enjoyment (or the ‘enjoyment’ of others)? Did Russian performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky ‘enjoy’ rolling … Continue reading

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At the Cutting Edge

Another post with a title with a double meaning! Many of us claim to lead our lives ‘at the cutting edge’ of whatever it is that we are into. Science, for example. Some people, however, do this literally. Beds of … Continue reading

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Night of the Long Knives

So; last time I promised some thoughts on my wonderful son Leo and his latest activities. Just to recap, so you can figure this out: Dave and I offered our ‘services’ ten years ago to a lesbian couple, Karen and … Continue reading

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Best Foot Forward (2)

I’ve been accused once or twice of having a foot fetish. Gymnasts and acrobats will generally choose to train barefoot, and on my first introduction to the training cabin which Dave and his brother Pete set up at the top of … Continue reading

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The Adrenaline Rush

Someone asked me recently, after a show in which we included stuff on nails and glass beds, ‘Why do you do it?’ That was a very interesting question, and I was not sure how to answer. ‘Because we can’ is … Continue reading

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Health and Safety at Work

OK, joke to start! But isn’t it easy to mock the Health and Safety dudes? Back in UK, where I come from, the so-called H&S ‘Executive’ has led local authorities to such idiotic things as removing hanging baskets of flowers … Continue reading

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No Secrets

Checking this proof for our first volume, Loving the Boy, in the presence of many of the cast of characters as we return from our tour, has been rather surreal. Everyone knew I was writing our story down, and most … Continue reading

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Fakirs, or Fake?

As acrobatic performers, we’ve pushed the boundaries a bit by including fakir stuff in the act, as well as working alongside other performers who do the same. We’re frequently asked, when we’re seen lying on beds of nails or glass … Continue reading

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