Stephen Chapman

The second incarnation of my blog

Tom and Dan

As most of the newspapers have forgotten there were 2 divers last night and have cropped out “the one who isn’t Tom”, here’s a great TV cap of our medal … Continue reading

August 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

SD 21st May 2016

Something different: Another new Parkrun event for my 9am Saturday 5k run, bringing my number to 21 locations. This time it was in Hatfield as the course launched at a “new” park that used … Continue reading

May 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Half marathon… the sequel

Despite a lack of serious training due to niggling injuries all summer, I ran in my second half marathon today in London and raised money for Scope in the process. … Continue reading

October 11, 2015 · 3 Comments

Sunday TV football

Things I have learnt today watching footie on TV: 1. I don’t have a clue what Jamie Carragher is saying. 2. Wayne Rooney is actually a bit crap. 3. Héctor … Continue reading

October 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Clément Daguin

Every year Pete buys the Stade De France calendar and this years is one of the better ones. A highlight for me is the inclusion of 22 year old hunky … Continue reading

January 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Welcome to the Commonwealth games… unless you’re gay

Reblogged from Pink News. The Queen is the head of the Commonwealth of Nations, the international body that was created out of what was formerly the British Empire. The Commonwealth … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Grigor Dimitrov

From Bulgaria, currently playing at Wimbledon. Enjoy!    

June 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

World cup footballers #3

And few more… Iker Casillas – Spain Orestis Karnezis – Greece Luke Shaw – England Nicolas Lodeiro – Uruguay Ioannis “Giannis” Fetfatzidis – Greece

June 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

World cup footballers #2

All with black hair it seems… James Rodriguez – Colombia Alireza Jahanbakhsh – Iran Fabian Schar – Switzerland James Troisi – Australia Nacer Chadli – Belgium

June 18, 2014 · 3 Comments

Gay soccer fans, enjoy this World Cup, because you’re not welcome at the next two

Russia treats gay people horribly. So does Qatar.Both countries have laws discriminating against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals, and in both countries, that legal code feeds a culture of … Continue reading

June 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

World cup footballers #1

Only the sexy ones obviously… Joel Veltman – The Netherlands Aissa Mandi – Algeria Olivier Giroud – France Muhamed Bešić – Bosnia and Herzegovina

June 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

A dull day needs brightening up!

The return of Tom! Isn’t the third one rather good!?!?

May 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Channel 4 Puts Out Video of Support for Those “Out” in Sochi

February 7, 2014 · Leave a comment


Yesterday Pete and I were lucky enough to get an invite by a friend to Silverstone.  I’ve not had the pleasure of a corporate day out for a few years, … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

This week I have been…

Watching… a very dull film called Populaire. This French movie was well made, acting was fine and it had good reviews… but it was really boring! So it’s just 5/10.  Another film … Continue reading

September 29, 2013 · 1 Comment


I have been in Edinburgh for a couple of days and yesterday was sat in a windowless room all day at Murrayfield Stadium.  Although a (mostly) deserted stadium is a … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Olympian Matthew Mitcham dives in to Russia’s gay debate

OLYMPIAN Matthew Mitcham says new Russian laws, which would see athletes at next year’s Sochi Winter Olympics jailed if they are involved in any type of gay pride activities, are … Continue reading

August 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

And why not?

Tom Daley at the world diving championships…

July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fans attitudes stop gay players coming out

“I’m sure there are a lot of players over the years who have played in England, or wherever, and are too frightened to come out.” When Robbie Keane spoke to … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

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