So let’s talk about being “straight acting”

I apologise in advance that this will come across as a rant but it is inspired by a tweet I read by someone who stated… There is nothing more offensive than someone describing themselves as ‘straight acting’ I don’t think the person in question has taken the time to think about the history behind the…

I don’t remember getting home from Brighton Pride!!

I cannot believe we disconapped through most of The party!!! After a truly alcoholic Friday night out, getting really ‘proud’ and a Saturday morning gym session (for the Dazzler, I read a book) we looked at the weather, which was a little overcast and decided to have a little disconap to give us a boost…

Its Pride Jim, but not as we know it….

Its a week till our Brighton Pride celebrations start and Im feeling a bag of mixed emotions. It will be the first time weve been in a few years, and the first time since they started charging to get in, AND it looks like its going to be a very different event to the fun,…

A Monday evening celebration…

It’s a Monday for gods sake!!! And I cut a particularly lonesome figure as I sit in the sun, in the beer garden of my local – Charles St in Brighton for those of you interested – but you cannot wipe the smile off my face!! True, hubby is away, I’m dog sitting alone, and…

The reason Father’s Day was invented…

Sometimes If you believe the news there doesn’t seem that much to genuinely feel positive about. However once in a while a truly wonderful thing drops in front of you and you just have to share it. The below letter from a dad to his son, which has gone viral, proves beyond doubt two things……

UncleHood

I’m sitting here after a fantastic couple of days looking after nephew number 2, with my mum, whilst nephew number 3 was being born. I have to say I feel truly honoured, not only because I have the most amazing nephews (not to mention a fabulous niece) with such individual personalities that- even though they…

Where do I belong?

When I go out its nearly always as part of a couple or with friends. On Saturday I ended up out in Brighton on my own and, after a great couple of debates at student pride, in need of alcohol! I found myself heading towards St. James street and wondering where to go. At this…

We’ve got a way to go!!

I’ve spent the day in Brighton at Student Pride. I know, I know, I’m not a student and was old enough to be many of their parents but I was really interested in a couple of the talks that were booked and ok, Ben Cohen was going to be there and well…..what can I say…….