Monthly Archives: November 2011

Grovel, grovel…

Oh dear. I did something really stupid. Ages ago I posted a picture of another performer, and made some stupid comment alongside it. Reading it again, after so long, I cannot imagine why I wrote what I did. It sounded awful, although … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

Let’s start this with one of the most direct signs I’ve seen for a long time: You can hardly fail to get the point, can you, even if you don’t speak Romanian!? I snapped that one myself in Bucharest when … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving: ‘It Can Only Get Better…’

So, Shannon Boh (‘Swimbabe’) is still out there – phew! (See previous post). Thank goodness. We need him, and lots more like him, willing to present the acceptable face of being gay to the wider community –  the caring and … Continue reading

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Shannon Boh – where are you?

Note added 24th Nov: Ok, Shannon just moved his blog (and forgot to tell us!). I’ve updated the link bottom right, but I’ll leave this post because I like the pix. TC I’ve been pleased to carry on this blog … Continue reading

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Beautiful Thing

Being Brits, Dave and I keep a close watch on what is happening back in UK. And being what we are, a gay couple variously described by others as ‘sensitive’ and ‘loving’ (gulp!) – well, that’s what the books say … Continue reading

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The Night I Decided to Write…

…was a black night indeed. “August, 2003. It is 3am and I am alone, for the first time on this bizarre evening, in a waiting area at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Scotland. One of my best and truest friends – … Continue reading

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Getting What it Takes

We sometime get asked, after doing a performance, what it takes to achieve our (alleged) acrobatic skills. It’s combination of muscle strength, flexibility, and developing a strong sense of balance whilst your body is held in unusual positions. And, of … Continue reading

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Riot at Penn State

Oh dear. Sleepy State College PA. Happy Valley! Extraordinary scenes this week as students ran wild, overturning police and TV trucks, toppling lampposts: the police (quote) “lost control of the town”. The reason: support for the 84 year-old Penn State football … Continue reading

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Sharing the Love

First, there is Dave. He’s THE ONE. The subject of ‘Loving the Boy’. My Dave – my ‘one and only’.  But we can share our love, and extend our comfort zone. Next came Zach who, with Gary, suggested forming a … Continue reading

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The Girls in ‘Man.Power’

When Dave and I were first ‘initiated’ into Chad’s wonderful private gym in Oak Ridge, there were already two ‘honorary boys’ in the testosterone-charged male environment: fire breathers, body burners and personal endurance artistes Karen and Clare (who would later … Continue reading

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