WRITING THE BOYS OF BULLAROO – An Interview

  What does it feel like seeing your first book fledge and leave the nest? If I can paraphrase a line or two from Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods” “And it made me feel excited, Well, excited and scared.”  That’s how I felt: reluctant to let go, mainly because...

THE CIRCLE OF FRIENDS

  The Circle of Friends Life for gay men in Sydney in the 1950s. A personal experience.   Caught up in the wake of McCarthyism in the USA, which spread worldwide in the West, anyone considered a non-conformist was punished by censure and marginalisation at...

FIGHTING PROUD – A Review

    Fighting Proud -The Untold Story of the Gay Men Who Served in Two World Wars A Book review    Fighting Proud. Stephen Bourne. Published: 2018. I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd. London.   As a researcher, the first thing I do when reviewing a book is to check...