Johnny Be Good (…Bad & Ugly!)Shameless, insightful, hilarious, truthful & taboo tales for men on a mission
I just got home, wearing nothing but a Mac! I was walking along the canal in London’s Camden Town, my head down as I chatted with my fiancé and our friend after her first Mixed Group with us. As we strolled along the canal a couple of young men cut between them and I....read more
You are currently watching me lose my blogging virginity ..and I must admit, yet again, it's a BIG relief! I remember walking home that morning through my adopted home town, past nosey neighbours with light breezes blowing wafts of sex from my pubescent skin into the...read more
2014 Nine years old and we’d just moved from our second refugee camp – with my secret-service escapee father, who had been absent for nine months – into our new home. A tatty council house in a small town in 70s rural Wales, with lovely neighbours. The feeling I...read more
Originally published in my 'Changing Times' Column in 2006 This will be the third time I’ve had to deal with that pesky chest hair that so loudly contrasts all the others. I’ve treated it with far more respect than last months discovery: a grey pube which got pulled,...read more
'Changing Times' Column 2006 – 2007 They clapped when the plane landed in Pescara; and I wondered if Angela’s parents would clap when they saw the colour of my skin. Her parents were lovely. I learned a couple of lines of Italian for a respectful greeting and came...read more
'Changing Times' Column 2006 – 2007 First snow in London yesterday. It's magical every time, but biting cold! The first snow my Mother, brother and I saw was in Stone, Staffordshire, in 1972. We were 'between refugee camps' and experiencing the most physical and...read more
'Changing Times' Column 2006 – 2007 Have you noticed that when women speak, they sit facing one another; where when men speak, we generally face the same direction, discussing someone or something other than ourselves? Male eye contact, in our society, is for those...read more
'Changing Times' Column 2006 – 2007 I used to be a ‘toxic boy’. What a buzz. I loved it! I used to be a workaholic. On the edge, deadlines, clients, meetings, staff, planning, being ‘the star’, leaping around like a mad monkey on heat and being adored for it. But too...read more
'Changing Times' Column 2006 – 2007 Football fanatics, health clubs, wealth clubs, men’s groups, Masons, jocks, pretty boys with designer gear, skinheads, yuppies, cyber folk in virtual relationships, family, the 12-Step tribe, the victim tribe (quite untouchable with...read more
'Changing Times' Column 2006 – 2007 I received a text message from a friend who asked me to describe her in one word, then forward it on to see what my friends really think about me. Naturally, I saw the opportunity to score Brownie points with a compliment, for her...read more
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