Tag Archives: Living the Dream

The Three-Day Hallow’een

No Hallowe’een pictures here. This is a Hallow’een-free zone. Although this dude looks like a possible contender, thanks to the lighting: …although Tommy, our next subject, could I suppose give you a bit of a shock if you met him … Continue reading

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‘I Don’t Know What Love Is…’

  A lovely trio here. Actually four of them, if you look very closely. Friends? Or more…? A really thought-provoking comment from a regular correspondent (‘Platinumboy’) on yesterday’s post on ‘Couples‘. ‘I don’t know what love is… I don’t know if … Continue reading

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Couples

A small celebration of loving gay couples in this post, which I must therefore dedicate to my very special partner who quite fortuitously featured in a crossword clue in a UK newspaper this week: ‘Cumbrian lad as street trader’ – … Continue reading

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500+ Challenge

Push-ups – can’t beat them. Friday after school, Leo and Chris arrived back with their new AfAm friends Theo and Errol in tow. ‘We’re going to all do 500 push-ups – at least, Dad’, announces Leo, ‘Can you come and check … Continue reading

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Hot, and its Going to Get Hotter!

In common with southern Europe, we’re having an early autumn heatwave. Even Wales (UK) is warm, by their standards. But that isn’t quite what I mean! Our wayward friends Ethan and Jack are finally on their way home, having just … Continue reading

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“Pass It On, Boys… Pass It On!”

I was reminded of that line from the British Film “The History Boys” by something my oldest friend Colin said. That’s Colin who shared my early school days and holidays, sunbathing and skinny-dipping in the Cherwell near Oxford, Colin who … Continue reading

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How to…

…read my books! …but, if you look carefully, he is turning the pages backwards!  Of course, we have e-books too, from the usual outlets. Coming soon: ‘Let The Future Find Me’ – in which a lonely gay native American boy … Continue reading

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“Expect to get Naked, Baby…”

“Expect to get Naked, Baby!” That’s Ellie talking – sporty wife of my old friend Roger, back here in Oxford UK where we are spending the final two days of our vacation in the wetlands (!). The next set of … Continue reading

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The Descent of Man

Apart from yesterday afternoon, when we were able to sun ourselves here in Mid Wales whilst tidying up the yard and garden, the weather has been consistently dreadful – fog, drizzle, wind and then torrential rain, which is what it … Continue reading

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(Very) Short Story – An Alligator Tale

In a rush… had no WiFi access for two days because we were unexpectedly ‘on the road’ again so soon after joining up with the circus… we just ‘grazed’ southern Arkansas and now we’re way to the south-east deep into … Continue reading

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