Monthly Archives: September 2011

Gym Rats

My son Leo’s best mate (following the theme of the previous post!) is Chris, who lives across the street from the girls house: he and his brother Billy (a few years older – early teens) are constant visitors to our … Continue reading

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Best Mates

I’ve been blessed with having great mates around me ever since I was a small kid. Age six, I had two friends both called Peter, who persuaded their mums to take them, and me, to watch trains thunder along the West … 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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Wrestling with the Typos

Another scary milestone reached today! I have the final typeset version of Volume 1 for final checking. This is the first time that I have seen my modest efforts in a form that actually looks like a book. It is … Continue reading

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More about Homo Love

Dave and I had a really philosophical discussion yesterday, partly prompted by the impending publication of the first part of our story – which, could you possibly have missed all the clues (!), describes how we fell in love ahead … Continue reading

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Playmates (2)

OK, on the road as I said, and a bit pressed to think of intelligent things to write here, so just a few more playmates to keep things on the boil: …wait, we need to see the boy at the … Continue reading

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Playmates

OK, joke. I’m not sure that everyone’s best playmate is a small alligator, especially if you’re naked and its jaws get near your… never mind! Of course, Dave is my best playmate, but we both have a lot more, in … Continue reading

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Gymnast Buddies

Well, I found out today that the books seem to be delayed a bit. So instead of going on about them yet again, let’s enjoy some pictures of gymnast buddies enjoying themselves. This first one is, for us, a classic. … Continue reading

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On the One Hand…

…but not on the other! In the links section (bottom right) you will find a neat website on ‘The Lost Art of Handbalance’. I thought that today I would simply offer a selection of pictures showing that the art is … Continue reading

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The Blood Donors

…AND OTHER WEIRD STUFF. Brit readers, and no doubt many others, will recall the famous exploits of comedian Anthony (Aloysius) Hancock (‘Tony Hancock’) and may also be familiar with his famous sketch ‘The Blood Donor’, in which he is surprised … Continue reading

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