This past weekend was a biggie for sports watchers. (Just ask Tom Cruise–he was seen at the Wimbledon finals AND at the Euro 2020 final game.) Novak Djokovic won at Wimbledon which gives him a record-tying 20th Grand Slam victory. (You know he’ll pass Nadal and Federer for the most Grand Slam victories ever over the next year.) As I type this, England and Italy are battling it out for the Euro 2020 final. […]
Liam Carroll and Robert McKenzie grew up together in the worst part of Glasgow. When Liam came out to his best friend Robert, Robert stuck by him. And when Liam joined Glasgow’s all-LGBT football team, the Warriors, he insisted his bestie be welcomed onto the team, even though he was straight. Since then, Liam and Robert have become the best-coordinated pair of center backs in the amateur league. They form one of the keystones to the team’s growing success and reputation.
So now, the valiant footballers from Glasgow, who have already provided two great romantic pairings, turn their sights on the B in LGBT; and that means Robert.
This lovely book—the third novel in the Glasgow Lads series, which also boasts a novella and a short story—continues to deal with issues of class and education and social welfare against the […]
And I can’t wait! I am actually not planning to watch every single match, but I will watch lots and lots of them. While I follow the German Bundesliga, the first league, with great enthusiasm every year, the World Cup is something else still. For one thing, it’s super-exciting to watch all (or almost all of) the best players of a generation, for another I thoroughly enjoy the peculiar brand of patriotism – one unabashedly supports one’s favorite team, but all in a sense of great fun – that comes with each World Cup. […]