We Need to Talk About Devon

We Need to Talk About Devon

On the 3rd April 2017 and after 44 years of living in Halifax I’m moving to Okehampton in Devon. This has been a devastating blow for my existing plan of living here until old age, dying penniless in a council

LGBT History Month 2017

LGBT History Month 2017

Well it’s here again, LGBT History Month. Most people will leave this particular aspect of February unmarked in their diary, and why not? After all, unless you identify as part of the rainbow alphabet you may be forgiven for thinking

A Special Podcast

A Special Podcast

Well it took weeks to write, a day  to record and 26 hours to edit. So I hope you will enjoy this special. We made it for Christmas but it has so little Christmas in it, you can listen to

Trans Allies and Where to Find Them?

Trans Allies and Where to Find Them?

This year marks the 20th anniversary of my coming out as gay to my family and friends. Back in those days ‘coming out’ was quite a daunting thing to do, not like these days with all the hover acceptance and flying

“The strange thing is I don’t actually own a dog.”

“The strange thing is I don’t actually own a dog.”

I bloody love dogs. In fact for the first 19 years of my life, you would have been hard pressed to see me more than a few feet away from one. However that changed the night I handed over the

Podding

Podding

This year is my sixth year of podcasting, so I thought I’d write about why me and my chums do it. A couple of years ago in Edinburgh I spoke to a reasonably well known comedian who told me that

Ideas

Ideas

That was quick! It was only an hour between publishing yesterday’s blog and the summary execution of Mr. Laughs’ television show. So today’s post is about my winning the Euromilliner Lottery. HAHAHA! It isn’t really. Which is a pity because

Women Again!

Women Again!

 Oh Lord, look at what’s going on!  For two weeks an earthquake has rocked the already shaky foundations of social media. It has turned previously reasonable human beings into frothing imbeciles and caused consternation to those of us who just

Outragious

Outragious

At 6:45am this morning I awoke to the sound of chamber music floating from the grills of the digital radiogram next to my bed and the sinking dread that I would have to leave it soon and get ready for