Monthly Archives: April 2012

Back in Boy Heaven?

…well, maybe not entirely in ‘heaven’ as yet, but some things are getting sorted. The ‘writers rebellion’ has forced my publisher to restore its old website, so that many links to my scribblings in previous posts now work again. At … Continue reading

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“Cool down, Tone…”

Quote from Dave above. He’s said it about a hundred times this week. Three very stupid things have happened. Quite apart from my book publisher screwing up their website and destroying every link in this blog to the books I’ve … Continue reading

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Still Very Frustrated

Sincere apologies again to all who have clicked on links in about 100 previous posts which my publisher inconveniently disabled. After an exchange of ‘nastygrams’ from what must be a whole bunch of authors, they have now restored their original website … Continue reading

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Arrrgh! Publisher’s Website Changes without Notice!!

Just a quicky – every link in previous posts to ‘Loving the Boy’ and ‘The Power of Love’ books was  temporarily screwed up because the publisher changed their website and broke the links to the individual book sites… …Update May 31st:  … Continue reading

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First Steps in Acrobatics

Dave and I are ‘recovering’ from two marathon sessions Saturday and Sunday at the local gym centre where we help out when we’re around, introducing basic acrobatics to interested boys and girls at a weekend ‘try-it-out’ ‘camp’… knackered is perhaps … Continue reading

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In the Beginning…

…when gyms (in schools and apparently in the US army) looked like this: …and my handstands looked like this: (i.e. like grotesque headstands!); before any of this: (so before Dave then, and even before my straight schoolfriend Colin)… ..I was an … Continue reading

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People Like Kenneth Weishuhn, People Like Us

It’s rare that I would pick on an entire post on another blog and draw it to your attention but, in this case, I have to. It relates to a young Iowa man aged just 14 who committed suicide because his so-called school … Continue reading

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It’s a ‘Myracle’

As a struggling author (blush), I was amused (and slightly horrified) to discover news reports over the weekend about Lauren Myracle, ‘the most hated author in the US’, whose best-known novel was described as “a perfect book for morons”. She previously wrote … Continue reading

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Curing those Nasty Gay People

Coincidence. Recent posts on this topic from that prolific blogger ThePinkAgendist, mentioned bottom right in my links. And a friend back in London told me by e-mail that there has just been a successful protest to prevent London buses from displaying … Continue reading

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Feeling Stateless: ‘Confused of Oak Ridge’

Have you ever felt like this? I pinched that little graphic from a recent post by ‘ThePinkAgendist’ (see below right), but it sums things up perfectly. I’ve lived in Oak Ridge for 12 years now, when not on tour. But, despite … Continue reading

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