A GAY MAN IN WALES.INTEGRATING.BY STEVEN BENSON.

IMG_7342IMG_7338IMG_7334An English-born gay man in Wales; who wanted/wants to identify as Welsh, with no Welsh blood but a gay Welsh heart. I never managed this integration when I lived in “Aber”(Aberystwyth) in 1978-83; but I attempt it, in retrospect, via art, which is both quintessentially Welsh and absolutely gay( stereotypes or not  -slate/rainbows/mountains- I do not care).

IMG_7333IMG_7341Wales just became more gay

IMG_7337I integrated(made a whole self)my(adopted)Welsh self with my gay self(via-much later- a book of short fiction by a gay man I knew In Aberystwyth:). So, perhaps, I got there anyway: eventually….https://towardsutopia.wordpress.com/2016/11/23/a-coming-out-story-by-steven-benson/


Aberystwyth, mon (propre) amour 🙂 xx

 

 

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ENTHUSIASMS: CLASSICAL MUSIC, ESPECIALLY OBSCURE ROMANTIC COMPOSERS; BACH/HANDEL LITERATURE, ESPECIALLY THOUGHTFUL, WELL-WRITTEN(STYLISTICALLY)NOVELS W G SEBALD WALTER BENJAMIN THEODOR ADORNO(JUST BEGINNING!) AESTHETIC PHILOSOPHY GAY MEN'S WRITING;QUEER THEORY STIMULATING DISCUSSIONS(EMOTIONALLY AND INTELLECTUALLY) GOOD RICH THICK ESPRESSO MICHAEL PONTI SPRITUALITY/LIFE'S "AURA"(BENJAMIN), WHATEVER TRANSCENDENTAL THING YOU WANT TO CALL THIS MEMORY-the elusiveness thereof. LOST TIME AND AN ATTEMPT AT ITS REDEMPTION(NON THEISTICALLY/RELIGIOUSLY)
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