Monthly Archives: June 2013

A Brief Reunion

We’re all back in Oak Ridge. Tour over. Leo and Jaymee reunited with their mums and dads after two weeks living with their best friends so that they could attend the end of the school session. For eleven-yer-olds, they cope … Continue reading

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Really Special People

After incoherently trying to explain how I think you can have more than one best friend in the previous post, let me try again, as our touring bus heads westwards towards home and my laptop is perched on my knee, to explain … Continue reading

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Best Friends

Being cooped up together in our ‘tour’ bus whilst on the road leads to some strange conversations sometimes. In our bus, the seven of us long-term and definitely excellent friends, all Tuan Jie and (as gay lads) able to ‘enjoy’ everything … Continue reading

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You Couldn’t Make it Up…

In preparation for our summer visit to our place in Wales, Cefn Derwen, we’ve had some stuff delivered to the nice lady who looks after the house for us. In a fit of giggles she called my mum (they’ve known each … Continue reading

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7 Days to Go…

Yep.. another heading with a double meaning!! (Scroll down for the second one!) In seven days the tour will be over (hooray) and we can get on with our lives. Seven more days of living out of a kitbag on … Continue reading

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Der Eigene

An interesting German word which describes ‘3R‘ absolutely, and essentially describes us all. Look it up in a dictionary and you could conclude that it translates as ‘The Queer’, or the ‘Peculiar One’, but a native German-speaker will tell you that it … Continue reading

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For Igor: Street Workout Dude

Whilst we’re still on the road, Pete remains back at base keeping the coaching going at the gymnastics centre, aided by our new friends Ion (Romanian former gymnast) and Igor (Russian former street workout guy). They’re both working in nuclear … Continue reading

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Go, Waterstones!

Jill, the nice lady boss at my publishers, went into the flagship bookstore in the centre of London the other day, checking out how many of ‘her’ books were being displayed, and look what she found in the ‘gay and … Continue reading

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Home, but not Alone

Leo (son) is peeved. Peeved because he has to attend school rather than touring with us. ‘How can you abandon your kids if both you guys and their mothers are on the road?‘ asks a correspondent, reasonably. Well, Leo is … Continue reading

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8 Gay Boys on a Bus

Sorry. Been without internet access for a while, on the road with the tour. Definitely not enjoying that side of things any more. Anyways, eight of us sleep on ‘our’ converted bus: seven of the Tuan Jie coven plus our … Continue reading

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