Put The Needle On It: a Self-Indulgent Post About Life as a Gay Man in the 21st Century Thinly Veiled as a Review of Dannii Minogue’s Neon Nights

I recently watched a great video from a breadtuber about how he realised he was bisexual, which made me ponder my own journey to discovering my sexuality. I never did the big coming out thing – I told friends pretty early on, and updated my family on the information once I started dating a man. … Continue reading Put The Needle On It: a Self-Indulgent Post About Life as a Gay Man in the 21st Century Thinly Veiled as a Review of Dannii Minogue’s Neon Nights

Ian’s Travel Favourites: The Listicle Nobody Asked For (January 2019)

I hate listicles, but there reaches a point where you haven’t written anything for yourself (at least not online) for a while and you just want to put something out there. I don’t get asked enough about my travel favourites, so I’m just going to thrust them out into a world that doesn’t care. Be the … Continue reading Ian’s Travel Favourites: The Listicle Nobody Asked For (January 2019)

Falando Português: Does Moving Abroad Make Language Acquisition Easier?

“Tô tão sozinho, Sozinho mesmo, Meu único amigo, É um cachorro de pelucia Moro em Lisboa, Mas não gosto de Lisboa, Quero uma nova vida No Peru, na Indonésia ou na Grécia – ‘Um Fado’ de Ian R Close Above is a fado I created to describe loneliness and dreams of where I would like … Continue reading Falando Português: Does Moving Abroad Make Language Acquisition Easier?