Gregory's Blog

Why don’t we have Straight Pride?

As a gay man I have, on many occasions, been questioned about the need for gay pride celebrations. Many people have pointed out just how far the LGBTQ community has come, certainly in the Western world, and they're right - things have changed for the better in a lot of ways. However, some groups of… Continue reading Why don’t we have Straight Pride?

Gregory's Blog

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Giftmas

Anybody who knows me will know I love Winter. I love the early nights, the twinkly lights, I love the excuse to wrap up warm. I love the abundance of warming spices and biscuity candles, I love the seasonal drinks at Starbucks, and I love Christmas. Christmas is such a magical time for many and… Continue reading It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Giftmas

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Genderless Children (And The Philosopher’s Stone)

We've all seen those hideous baby videos of expectant parents bursting balloons / cutting into cakes / firing guns (yes, really - just take a look at Etsy). Blue frosting is boy, pink frosting is girl, but take a moment and think about what those gender-reveals are saying. Picture it (Sicily, 1922). The balloon bursts.… Continue reading Genderless Children (And The Philosopher’s Stone)

Gregory's Blog

World Mental Health Day 2018

Hi, my name is Gregory and I have anxiety. Today is World Mental Health Day, or Mental Health Awareness Day. Either way it's a day I fully appreciate. As time goes by there is more and more awareness and education about Mental Health issues and that can only be a good thing. The more people… Continue reading World Mental Health Day 2018

Short Stories

Old Mrs Craig’s Face.

She noticed the lines around her eyes, which she felt aged her the most. ‘Crows feet’, of which they were known by many, as well as ‘laughter lines’. She supposed the latter was more appropriate; she’d laughed a great deal during her life and not met many crows.