Tag Archives: Grantham

My mother (and her husband) showed up and it ended badly

In case you give a flying fuck, no I’m not okay. My mum and her husband showed up at my flat earlier.  I didn’t know they were coming and I didn’t answer the door when I heard someone knocking, but … Continue reading

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Five days with my ex-girlfriend ended in dysphoria and disaster

I just got back to Grantham after spending 5 days with K, my ex-girlfriend in Runcorn.   As I predicted before I left when I had my doubts about going at all, it all ended very badly.  Once again, yours truly … Continue reading

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I’m seriously considering going back to Rochester (New York)

If you’ve been following this blog since before I returned to the UK in November last year, you’ll know that I wanted nothing more than to leave Rochester and come ‘home’.  That’s why you’d be forgiven for thinking that I’m … Continue reading

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Worried about being targeted by local teenagers

I didn’t realse that the schools had closed for Easter holidays until I went out on my bike earlier and saw kids and teenagers everywhere.  When I say ‘everywhere’, I am not exaggerating either.  I’ve never lived in a place … Continue reading

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Another lonely weekend beckons

I managed to go out on my bike today and did the 21 mile round trip to Bottesford, along the Grantham Canal.  I was hoping to find the cat that I made friends with there last time, but after an … Continue reading

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Coffee with my uncle and an email from my ex

The Brexit saga goes on and on and on; like me, the United Kingdom is probably on borrowed time right now.  I simply despair. I saw my uncle earlier today at the Lithuanian coffee shop across the street.  It was … Continue reading

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“People don’t like that sort of thing in Grantham” (anything non-heteronormtive / cisnormative)

I made the mistake of going out earlier because the weather was nice and I didn’t want to be cooped up in my flat until Monday.  I mixed some vodka and diet coke into a Lucozade bottle and rode one … Continue reading

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