Origins of St. George's Iconography
If you have a moment to spare in Colchester, visit the wonderful museum in the Castle which stands on the grounds of the ancient Roman Forum. One of the most remarkable findings displayed there is the tombstone of Longinus, a cavalaryman of the First Suqadron of Thracians. It is beautiful tombstone, carved in the standard cavalry image: a calm, upright rider mounted on a well-controlled...
Fischerspooner: A Kick In The Teeth
Sawing, With my jaw tooth down. Guarded, Down upside frown. I‘m, I‘m looking for a pill, Something to ease my will, A kick in the teeth. You, You may not realize, When it‘s done or why, But it may be the best thing, it may be the best thing. Ohhhhhhhhhhhh and it may be the best thing. Pulsing, With a familiar pain. A comfort, From this disdain. Grind away. I‘m, I‘m looking for a thrill,...
While people go on about internalised homophobia, I think a bigger issue is big city gays’ internalised consumerism. Many seem to have a mentality that they dont appreciate the person and behave as if the city is a big supermarket and people are products. Added to that a shopping cart of refined search attributes on the latest dating sites, and there you have it: I’m out to get the...