A companion piece

This blog piece contains swearing!!! You have been warned!! My Gran raised me to be a respectful man, to be honest & kind but she also ensured that I knew about life, that I knew the real hardships! To picture her think of Miss Marple, add a glass of Gin & a razor sharp tongue!…

Are we all as bad as each other?

There are days in my life that I dislike the way the World is! There is a lot of anger, a lot of hate and a lot of nastiness for the sake of it! Recently Stonewall ran a series of adverts on London Buses stating that “Some People Are Gay Get Over It” I for…

An outing outrage

I rarely shout out about gay issues, I am not a great fan of Pride events and tend to shy away from public events where my sexuality is on show. But I felt I had to speak up about the recent Coalition for Marriage advert that ran in last weeks Country Life Magazine. I felt…

A Gay Old Time

I had some of my oldest friends stay with me last weekend, it was a great weekend and we had a fantastic catch up. But my best friend didn’t realise was that she made rather an annoying faux pas with regards to my engagement and wedding. She has herself recently started a relationship with a…

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…

Where are all the heroes?

During my formative years I had my heroes, my Grandfathers where massive role models for me and I idolised several sporting heroes and film stars. But what I lacked was a gay role model.  When I was growing up in my late teens I needed someone who could tell me that it was okay to…

Clemency a forgoten art?

The recent events that occurred in Japan, released a barrage of emotions and feelings that were difficult to comprehend and deal with. As I stated in my previous post I would return to Twitter once I had something to say and my first tweet after a 36 hours period of silence was “If people have…