Graham of Anywhere

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An averge adolescence

I grew up in a nice family and I attended a reasonably good state school, all within a nice suburban neighbourhood in the west of Edinburgh, Scotland. My parents split up when I…

There is sadness in separation and there is pain in divorce. I think that holds true quite generally, irrelevant of scale, and irrelevant of whatever events brought you there. Division represents failure…

So I guess we’re going back 18 years to talk about a boy I dated for six months in 2002. “We” being me and the deeper, more subconscious part of myself. The part of myself which owns…

Today I reloaded QueerAttitude.com into localhost. It’s been 6 years since I’ve seen it in its final state, and it’s still frozen in time at 5pm GMT, Saturday 11 May 2014. I wanted to…

I’m conscious of every passing day. They tick by less like moons and more like minutes, moving me ever closer to more of the same. They say that every day is another chance to turn it around but…

It’s 2020. I’m 37. I’m living quietly and alone in a loud urban setting surrounded by strangers. Coronavirus restrictions have been easing off for around a month now but the following…
For the first time in many years I’ve been on a date where we just clicked (and...). I don’t know if, what, how this goes from here. Maybe it doesn’t. But it’s a well-timed reminder about the potential for living a different kind of life.
18/04/2021 20:40
Whenever Tories speak of "our United Kingdom", I can't help but hear that as a statement of ownership. Not by or on behalf of the people, but rather them, the ruling elite in England. It's their United Kingdom. That's what it feels like.
14/04/2021 13:09
Language evolves, but nonetheless I always wince at Americans pronouncing loan words from French as if they were English, like foyer with an 'r' and niche with a hard 'tch'.
09/04/2021 19:33