Apologies for my absence, and consequent failure to answer comments etc. This has been due to spending 10 days in beautiful Croatia, so I must admit I’m not entirely repentant. For security reasons I don’t state my movements on the internet ahead of time. Not because I fear political assassination, just to avoid declaring that my house will be empty.
Obviously I’ll post some pictures and words on the holiday at some point, but in the meantime here’s a thought, although it may be considered to lower the tone…
A fitness instructor once described performing a squat as being the same position as hovering over a dirty toilet seat. Although the toilets on this holiday have generally been of a very high standard I have had cause to reflect on a variant of the squat:
If during the execution of a squat one pushes one’s hands forward, for example to hold shut a toilet door with no lock, that seems to me a pretty good approximation of jump position.
I wonder if any riding instructors use that analogy?
N.B. The public toilets in Croatia were almost all cleaner and more pleasant than English public toilets, as I was reminded on my first visit to the airport toilets when we landed back in the UK.