If he could have painted any portrait it would be of that boy he loved. He wasn’t a painter, or … Continue Reading Midnight Ink – An original short story.
They just showed up one day – the computers that is. We came back from our summer holidays, and there … Continue Reading Bands That Changed My Life – Chester Bennington
When you’re little, adults are always promising you that the next stage in your life is the place where you’re … Continue Reading Old Friends Sat On a Good Sofa
I am often called clingy. By strangers, by guys, by friends I relentlessly moan at. I guess it’s because I … Continue Reading A Windowless Room – The last time I was in love.
At the gym today I found myself caught in the morning tide of fellow gym-goers. The locker-room was packed full … Continue Reading Locker-Room Talk.
On September 13th, 2010, I got an alert from Facebook telling me that someone had messaged me. At the time … Continue Reading First Love – & Why Dating is Harder if You’re Gay.
Utilising the abilities of Social Media for the power of positive outcome: AKA I want a boyfriend, so I downloaded Tinder.
Can you tell me a little bit about your relationship with your phone? I bet it’s unhealthy. Even if it’s … Continue Reading Utilising the abilities of Social Media for the power of positive outcome: AKA I want a boyfriend, so I downloaded Tinder.
Happy Heterosexual Pride day to my cis-het brothers & sisters & western prescribed nuclear families of the world!
In case you missed the latest gust of stupidity to sweep through Twitter, yesterday saw the revival, in full hashtag … Continue Reading Happy Heterosexual Pride day to my cis-het brothers & sisters & western prescribed nuclear families of the world!
The first time I ever heard the term ‘eating disorder’ I was around the age of eleven. I’d dived into … Continue Reading It’s just as hard to be Ken, as it is to be Barbie.
Every single time I look in the mirror I’m stung by a reminder that I’m not 18 anymore (or 20, … Continue Reading The Career Path is Closed for Maintenance – & the time I was offered the chance to be a rent boy.
Life likes to serve up a hefty helping of unanswerable questions, doesn’t it? Both big and small; some are relevant … Continue Reading Be the Unicorn You Want to See in the World – Sprinkle some magic on that misery.
Every time I pick a coffee shop to sit in I do so without prejudice. I’m not overzealous about cappuccinos … Continue Reading Thoughts on the matter: Manchester, Islamophobia & Terror.
All boyfriends come with an ex– it’s, like, sort of a given. If you’re lucky they’ll arrive in your life … Continue Reading Essay: Exes & Issues
An open letter I offer to myself (and anyone else who is 100% relating to the piggo in the picture.) … Continue Reading Why You’re Single.
There is nothing quite so demeaning as being crippled by depression; your body flopping into a horseshoe across your bed. … Continue Reading A Picture of (Mental) Health.
Someone once told me that after you’ve been to AA drinking loses its charm; it is never fun again. And … Continue Reading Balancing the Scales – Understanding Your Friend’s Eating Disorder.