Ten things I never knew about you

Okay so been asked about myself and in person I find it quite a difficult subject to discuss so here are ten points that I think will help us converse if we are to meet in person. I love to read, have done since I was able to read and I would read none stop…

Sunday Service

Easter is upon us and this morning after an hour or so pottering around the cottage it was time to head off to church. Yes I am one of those chaps that even though gay head off to sing hymns and take communion. I realise that religion is not the usual pastime for a gay…

How to blend in with the locals

When I moved out to South Shropshire, my Dad gave me a piece he had read in the Times that he thought might be of use. I would like to share those words of wisdom with you now: How to blend in with the locals from The Sunday Times May 2008 1. Never lock your…

The Great Debate!

Can I just say this is my opinion and surely I am entitled to it? Our opinions are thoughts that are personal to us the individual person. They are not there to be forced onto others and I would have thought that in today’s liberal and open times I would have been able to express…

I *heart* being a country gay

I spent an entertaining Friday night in the company of my chum Tim, who has named us collectively “The Country Gays” I am not sure where the nickname came from but I like it. What we are is the opposite to the gay chaps that spend their Fridays and Saturdays in bars and clubs and…

Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun

My weekend started when I walked with Dad and his dog LuLu to Jim’s on Friday night, we had a great chat and it put me in the right frame of mind for a weekend. I then sank a few beers with Jim (as per last post) and then the weekend was mine for the taking…

He ain’t heavy he’s my brother

I spent another wonderful weekend encircled by good friends and family, and my Manflu has departed “hurrah, hurrah, goes off and hangs bunting” Friday I went to stay with my Brother at his flat in Burcot which is a tiny village of 5 houses close to the village that I grew up in with my…