Monthly Archives: May 2015

8 Out of 10…

“Eight out of ten cats…” is the title of a British comedy TV show in which people give their preferences (as in ‘Eight out of Ten cats prefer Whiskas’ cat food). But that’s not what I had in mind here. But … Continue reading

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Two Guys Together

To any gay guy, the sight of two guys together, enjoying each other’s company, just sums it all up. Male bonding with male – don’t have to be gay to feel that special relationship but, if you are, ‘great’ can … Continue reading

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Countdown: Reaching for the Moon

Zero minus four… …and then we’re off – about 400 miles west of here, in our very own specialist conveyance (converted old city transit bus!), to commence the first phase of our renewed stint in the touring circus. The kids … Continue reading

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Not ‘Any Old’ Monday…

We’re obviously very aware that tomorrow here in the US is ‘Memorial Day’, and back home in UK it is a Bank Holiday, which means for most a day off work in, surprisingly, not too bad weather. But (or should … Continue reading

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One Week to Go!

Here in Tennessee, the school summer vacation starts in one week. That’s six weeks earlier than in UK, and I still can’t get my head quite around the difference. Our kids start back at the beginning of August after eight … Continue reading

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Detention!

No, that’s not my son Leo or one of his close friends, nor even our local school, but it so easily could be! The problem with having a 13yo who is seriously proud of his fitness and what he can … Continue reading

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Under the Radar, or Over the Rainbow?

Well now. No sooner do I issue a post trying to defend (explain? excuse?…) our policy of keeping our gay-ness to ourselves and trying to blend in (Dull and Duller – Blending In) than the one organisation you might think … Continue reading

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Blending In… ‘Dull and Duller’

Tomorrow (Sunday) is International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. And what will I and my gay partner and friends be doing? Nothing. Keeping a low profile. Not for us the ‘statement’ of parading around in our underpants bearing ‘gay pride’ … Continue reading

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Astonishing Ignorance on Native Matters

Most people where I come from (UK), familiar with ‘cowboys and Indians’ movies, see Native Americans as “the bad guys” – taking scalps, killing indiscriminately, and so on. Well, if your territory was suddenly invaded by stranger folks with curiously … Continue reading

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We’re Dull. Hockney Says So…

“Gays are so dull these days”, according to David Hockney. Not flamboyant enough, apparently. Too willing to try to conform, to fit in… …if you play ‘spot the gay’ in a group, you can’t tell which ones they are… Hmmm. … Continue reading

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