It sounds hyperbolic to say that joining a gay sports club has changed my life, but it's true. Not only have I made great friends, improved my social life, and sharpened up my fitness, but I've grown in confidence, and discovered a love of sport.
Romanian food is interesting - we started each day with a traditional breakfast of bread, cheese, peppers, raw onion, pig fat, and two types of pork offal sausages. I won't lie to you, not my choice for a delicious way to start the day
As we dragged our weary bodies, goggle tan lines, and assorted minor injuries back to Grenoble airport we were tired but happy - a great skiing holiday with a great group of friends.
Bruges is undoubtedly a pretty town - ticking all the boxes that non-Europeans envisage all cities in Europe to embody: Cobbled streets; stone houses; canals and waterways; historic churches; and years of history so old that most of it is forgotten.
The past is, of course, a different country - they do 'do things differently there', and I think it's important that we don't let our memories and our past experience limit us from shaping the future for ourselves and the younger generations of gay men.
The whole trip took about four hours from the centre of London to the centre of Aachen - no endless hanging around airports and you can take as much luggage as you can carry.
This was the first time I'd been Berlin Fashion Week - I was nervous and excited. I'd rented an apartment for the week in Mitte, central and good tra...
If you're feeling a bit self-absorbed, it can be fun to Google yourself to see what shows up in the search results. However this exercise is less fun if what shows up as the public record of your life is not only untrue but maliciously false.
Ever wondered if Grindr - the location-based dating app for gay men - has a social conscience? I caught up with Joel Simkhai, Grindr founder and CEO, to talk about the role that Grindr is playing in HIV prevention campaigns around the world.
In many ways I guess dating is different for gay men - the reality and rules of our relationships can often be almost unrecognizable from the Hollywood version of dating that straights seem to aspire to.