Monthly Archives: July 2011

THE ILLUMINATED CAFE:PHOTOGRAPHS

artwork The daily elixir tempus fugit

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CAMP

Camp just IS. You SENSE  and FEEL it; or u don’t. Being gay helps-from my experience, it is largely confined to a same-sex affect/gay sensibility; OR, more inclusively, a more broadly defined queer way of looking at life in all its … Continue reading

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PSYCHOLOGICAL ANDROGYNY:BEYOND AND INCLUDING QUEER

I have been reading Tasmin Spargo’s excellent, succinct “PostModern Encounters” book on “Foucault and Queer Theory”(1999); a study of the interrelationships between Foucault, and, to a lesser extent, Derridean deconstructionism and “queer”/queer theory, in its sense of other, differance(Derrida)/ difference; … Continue reading

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UNAPOLOGETICALLY GAY AND MYSELF; MYSELF AND GAY

DEDICATED TO A LOVELY PERSON WHO MAINLY INSPIRED THIS OUTPOURING: she said she liked me for being just who I was:)… UNAPOLOGETICALLY A GAY MAN.. AND….MYSELF…Neither “making an issue of it” nor ignoring it/minimizing it;neither “obsessing on it”/”making a statement” nor … Continue reading

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LINKS AND RESOLUTION

Sebald’s Spectral Un/hyper/de- Reality ……………….. Lyotard’s “No Representation,only Simulation”- Life as a Simalcrum, A Mirror of a Mirror ………… {“decayetude” would be a more suitable place for this, you would think} But we can have The courage To PLAY With … Continue reading

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TO EVERYONE BUT TO ALL MY PR FRIENDS IN PARTICULAR:ANOTHER “ILLUMINATED CAFE” POEM

A melting-pot A coming Together of Writers, Bohemians Critical Thinkers Feminists And Local “characters”. A very loose Community. A HOME ………… Together with Laurieston and Aberystwyth And my Chaotic Book-ridden LP-ghosted Flat. The Illuminated Cafe. It is MY home Too. … Continue reading

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RESTORATION:A POLITICAL MANIFESTO FOR RE-CLAIMING PRE-WOLFENDEN GAY FICTION FOR THE NOW:WRITTEN IN HYBRID/QUEER PROSE

QUEER: DIFFERENT OTHER QUEERING THE PITCH DISSOLVING THE BINARY POLARIZATIONS OF NORMATIVE V.NON-NORMATIVE IDENTITIES AND WAYS OF THINKING/BEING/READING/WRITING;USUALLY APPLIED TO THE FIXED IDENTITIES OF LESBIAN, GAY, HETEROSEXUAL AND, SOMETIMES, BISEXUAL, AND THE OVERTHROWING THEREOF. FLUIDITY OF IDENTITY, PARTICUARLY IN REGARD … Continue reading

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