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Underwear, Over There

I’ve commented several times that there is an increasing tendency for boys, especially in Eastern Europe / Russia, to appear in public in their underwear when one might expect, say, Speedos or shorts. Swimming, including public beaches, weights gyms, etc. … Continue reading

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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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Meanwhile, In Other News…

Tired of hearing about our forthcoming move to Europe? Yeah, me too! Let’s talk about The Donald instead. ‘Groan’. OK, but this is something we shall be glad to get away from! All these Tweets! I ask you! We don’t … 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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Cartref

If it’s Sunday, it must be Wales. I am, briefly, with my parents in my own house, Cefn Derwen. Yng fy nghartref, as they say here. That’s after four days on the southern fringe of Europe learning about our new … Continue reading

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Imagine a Butterfly…

…that’s what this place is becoming known as, in the local language. We’re checking out a seriously interesting offer of a new job. So far, things are looking good, but there remain a lot of questions! First, let’s have an … Continue reading

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Why Us?

Yes, “Why Us?” Perhaps because we’ve a history of that: gymnastics, promoting fitness… who knows? We’re in Southern Europe, being a bit mysterious because we’ve been asked to be. This morning, having adjusted to GMT (now there’s a clue – … Continue reading

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Into The Unknown…

Actually, such things as shown there are in reality quite easy – if you practice enough! In our case, we are just on the verge of exploring a life-changing possibility after some 17 years in Tennessee – and some people … Continue reading

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A Turn of Events

Well, who would have thought it? I think I mentioned that Dave and I were feeling we were in a ‘rut’ and needed some time out. No sooner thought about – inconclusively – when in comes an e-mail from a … Continue reading

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As I Said Last Time – Back to the Day Job…

….which means training other people in gymnastics and fitness, and training ourselves to keep up with them! That generally means working up a sweat: in winter, perhaps just the forehead… …in summer, the heat helps to produce just a little … Continue reading

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