A defense of Christians by a gay Christian who now disagrees with them. Updated 18th Feb. “Love one another…. love your brothers and sisters” I’ve been a Christian for 25 years, and I’ve been out as gay for 18 months. I’ve just experienced my first really negative repercussion of this decision – being asked not … Continue reading “Why are Christians so homophobic?”
Happy Birthday lifeonapedalo – one year old this month! Last year, inspired by Eat Pray Love, I realised my one word to encompass all self-definition. Frightened. Not Inspired. Not Hilarious. Not Deepnwide (ok, that’s two). Not caring. Not fun-loving. Bloody Frightened. What a sorry state of affairs! But there we were. Frightened of bloody everything … Continue reading “Neither straight nor narrow – 1st anniversary postage”
(First of all, apologies to those of you who are subscribed to email updates on my blog: for spamming you with 5 empty emails this week. I was practising writing a pooter program to upload poem scans and automatically post them, and I did it wrong. Sorry!) Take a look at this. This is my … Continue reading “Anti-Audrey the unstyle icon”
I don’t have anything burning my heart to write about today, so instead I’m going to put a voice to a musing which pops into my mind sometimes. I don’t even have a plan for what to write. But here goes – let’s see what happens. I’ve been challenged lots of times to make conscious … Continue reading “A musing”
I knew it was going to be a big project, but I didn’t expect it to be quite so bloomin character-building… At the start of this year, I decided to pursue two new projects. One was this blog, the other was producing a show in the theatre. Both were scary and challenging in their own … Continue reading “Lessons galore in adaptation”
Today for my blog I have made un petit film Francais called “Come to me my Melon Cauli Baby”. You can see it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrzHNbQ5UlU Here is the story behind it, in brief. I was feeling sad on Monday, and to cheer myself up I put on a new record I bought at a flea … Continue reading “Come to me my Melon Cauli Baby”
I had planned to write a funny blog this week about a Sunny project. However, it is still a surprise so I can’t yet. So I’m going to write one that is much harder to write. One that fits with my aim of honesty, of wiping away the veneer of excellentness and sanity. As I’ve … Continue reading “A bout of brain vs heart”
I wrote this poem years ago. It bothers me that it has flaws. But I guess that’s the point of it.