Monthly Archives: January 2009

Resolution 7: Stop Feeling So Sorry For Yourself

To say that my mood was a little down when I got back to the frosty embrace of the Berlin winter is putting it mildly. I was downright depressed again. And there’s nothing worse than that feeling of being back … Continue reading

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Resolution 6: Spend Less Time In Gay Bars

Have you ever noticed that when you go out you seem to be having the same night over and over again? This is particularly so with gay men. There is a solid reason for this; it’s entirely mathematical. They reckon … Continue reading

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Resolution 5: Love The People You Love To Hate

The Immigration Center, Downtown LA. A building so depressing, you’d think it was designed by George Orwell. And at opening times, there is a line snaking around the block. A line of people whose futures, just like mine, rest in … Continue reading

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Resolution 4: Spend Even More Time Alone

I beat a hasty retreat back to my solitary life and decided that this was a good place to stay for a while. In my 20s I could fall in love every ten meters. I could meet a guy every … Continue reading

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Resolution 3: Spend More Time Alone

After the meeting that I had with the Stranger at the end of Shitty Dates, all was shanty banty for a while there. When you aren’t spending all your time looking for someone to date, it’s amazing how much energy … Continue reading

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Resolution 2: Communicate More

Never in the history of mankind have we been so connected. Every person on the planet it seems has a phone and an email and a website and a blog and a myspace page and on Facebook and Twittering hourly … Continue reading

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Resolution 1: Meet The Neighbors

Earlier last year I moved into some new digs in Venice, my adopted home and the best part of LA. It’s a one-bedroom apartment with wooden floors, lots of light and one block off the main drag called Abbott-Kinney. The … Continue reading

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