Review: Sandi Toksvig Live – Politically Incorrect, Wednesday 9th March 2016

Sandi and friends lined up at The Lowry to talk comedy and politics   Humour is a wonderful thing ain’t it? It engages, it divides and has the power to unite us humanoid creatures together. But humour and politics is an interesting one. You might think that using humour to entice people to join a […]

Debs Gatenby, “A Place Called Happiness” – Wednesday 10th February 2016, Contact Theatre

This review written by me, originally featured on Canal-St.co.uk website. I’ve just been rubbish at sharing it here, but no fear, here it is! Oh that elusive search for happiness. It’s a slippery little trickster is happiness. So much so, the pores of our society seep with endless self-help books guiding our boundless search for contentment. […]

Revisiting Queer As Folk

I’ve wittered loads about how Queer As Folk sparked my desire to move Manchester, the land of the gays. But to be truthful, I hadn’t actually watched it again since it’s initial transmission 16 years ago(!). So when my girlfriend suggested we re-watch both series, I thought yes indeed, it’s time. To warn you now, […]

These Girls Are.

I’m now going to pretend to vaguely know what I’m talking about re professional sport. Never fear, there is a point and it could get mildly interesting so do bear with me. So, to call myself a sports fan would be a gigglefest however, you’d have to be living under a bush not to be […]

Oh lesbians, wherefore art thou?!

You might not be aware of this bombshell but I am a lesbian. I know, shocker right? It’s not like I’ve mentioned it much in my blog ‘Lesbian Outings’… One of the motivations to burden you with my random brain musings is that there ain’t a massive amount out there, specifically UK-centred that I related […]

Coming out and the ‘mini-out’ phenomenon

When you’re finally ready to make the massive leap to come out, it’s often thought that once you step out the closet, that’s it, you’re out… Yo world! I’m a big gay lezza! Alas, chance would be a fine thing. Of course coming out to the most important people in your life is the hardest […]