Stephen Chapman

The second incarnation of my blog

Society needs to ask why football does not have openly gay players

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has questioned the absence of openly gay footballers in the Premier League. “If you look at the statistics, it is completely unrealistic [that there are no … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: On top

  Inspired by the Daily Post. See my other entries for the weekly photo challenge here.

April 18, 2014 · 6 Comments

You think English is easy?

1) The bandage was wound around the wound. 2) The farm was used to produce produce. 3) The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse. 4) … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

My Zac

Don’t you just love what you can do with an iPhone?

April 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Now you can lick Tom of Finland

Who’d have thought it, the gay hunk art by Tom of Finland is to feature on stamps. It’s more than simply gay porn pretending to be art, the pictures are highly accomplished … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Zac Efron award

Zac Efron’s shirt was torn from his back by a lusty Rita Ora at the MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday as he picked up the ‘Best Shirtless Performance’ prize. … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

This week I have been…

Watching… just the one film, a quirky piece called In a World… all about Hollywood voiceover “actors”. It was an odd comedy, at times trying a bit too hard to … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Paris photos – people

April 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument

So the Eiffel Tower is waaaaaay too obvious and anyway, you can see a picture I took of that just last week here. Monuments to people: Monuments to modern engineering: … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · 11 Comments

Rolling Stone top 100 albums: #82 Neil Young – Harvest

Based on the top 100 albums in Rolling Stone magazine’s top 500, I have set myself the challenge of hearing and appraising each album. I hope to be surprised and … Continue reading

April 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Paris photos – the unusual

April 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bucket list suggestions

Esquire has released a list of the 83 Things Every Man Should Do Before He Dies.  It’s worth a look, but not to follow. I don’t agree with all of … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · 7 Comments

Paris photos – colour

April 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

This week I have been…

Travelling… to Paris for the day. I was exhausted on Friday, so I sat and edited photos for much of the time and relaxed. I enjoy long weekends away from … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Paris photos – the sights and transport

April 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: Threshold

That point just before the action happens… Inspired by the Daily Post. See my other entries for the weekly photo challenge here.

April 4, 2014 · 20 Comments

Paris itinerary

I’ve thought about exploring a city on my own for a while, but I believed it would be to rude to Pete to do such a thing.  I found out … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

4.15am

I started yesterday at 4.15am to embark on a bit of an adventure. I spent 9 and a half hours exploring Paris and taking some pictures. I found plenty of … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

I asked Siri some questions

April 2, 2014 · 1 Comment

Twitter feed

  • Excellent entertaining evening watching @HypnoHale and the volunteers. Great to see Matt after hearing about him from his sister for years! 12 hours ago
  • RT @PalaceStats: Three consecutive away wins in the Premier League & five consecutive wins in the Premier League. What a day for Crystal Pa… 18 hours ago
  • Hitchin packed today - monthly food festival excellent. Then off to letchworth for record store day. BF got a limited edition 12" #result 21 hours ago
  • Nothing against #cardiffcity fans, but your loopy owner and petty manager just means I hope Stoke spank you today! 22 hours ago
  • Completed today's #adidas_miCoach workout - 74% score / 5,03 kilometers / 00:04:48 pace / 24:9 min / 230 cal. 1 day ago

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