Monthly Archives: August 2012

That old familiar feeling

So, I’m back at WeightWatchers. Properly back. I’m posting everything I eat in black and white, online, where everyone can see it. And it’s going fine so far. My new starting weight is 25 stone 1 pound, or 351 pounds … Continue reading

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Connor through the eyes of others

On my first morning in Trinity Hall, almost a year ago, I ordered a taxi to take me to work. The other thousand souls in Hall were still fast asleep in the hungover joy of Orientation Weekend. The taxi driver … Continue reading

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The Boys were Back in Town

It’s Monday and I’m still hungover from Saturday night. It was worth it. I think it was worth it. It was. Saturday was a beautiful sunny day, and I woke to an email from the Warden, confirming all the details … Continue reading

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In which your hero faces political, legal, medical and financial challenges

The Political ChallengeI do love the internet. I spend more time than normal people do on Facebook. I go on and off Twitter, but recently, I’ve been tweeting more than usual. I used to tweet a lot about politics, but … Continue reading

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Still gay

So, I went home to my parents this weekend. It’s only the second time I’ve been home since I came out at the start of April. There have been lots of phone calls, text messages and even emails, but I … Continue reading

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A Tyre, a Party and a PhD in Perversion

So, I’m writing this blogpost before setting off for Cork for the weekend. I realise I should just go, but I’ve been putting off visiting home for quite a while now, so it seems a bigger deal than it was. … Continue reading

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A bus driver and a swimming teacher

Reader, I bought the jacket. It’s beautiful. It could go with a shirt and tie and look all respectable but it could also go with a casual stripy top and look all fabulous. I couldn’t afford it, but I’m delighted … Continue reading

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