A virgin diary with its clean unblemished pages, perfectly encaptulates the promise of what can be, the unknown future adventures and the expanse of time in which to have them.
Why do we keep diaries? Who do we write our memoirs for exactly, even to the point of editing parts of our daily life out?
Ian Gleed, or ‘Widge’, as he was known to his pals, due to his diminutive size and for using the word ‘wizard’ at every opportunity, was a WW2 fighter pilot. None of them realised, however, that Gleed was in fact, homosexual.
Categorising homosexuality as something exclusively practised by one group of individuals was not a concept the Romans would have understood.
‘What is homosexuality?’ it seems a straightforward question to answer in a modern context. The word or term homosexuality, however, was not invented until the nineteenth century.