Wednesday, 30 May 2007
Tuesday, 29 May 2007
Monday, 28 May 2007
It was the perfect (well almost) break and made me a hell of a lot more awake and focused for the afternoon.
When do you feel the need to escape at a rapid pace?
What do you do?
Until I get photos from The Frenchman's phone cam (wedged somewhere under his sleeping body on the couch right now) you'll have to trek to The Patient Man's written and photographic account of the evening here. Thanks Craig.
Sunday, 27 May 2007
Saturday, 26 May 2007
(warning: don't let The Patient man let loose on a bottle of wine, if you want to remain inconspicuous)
Thursday, 24 May 2007
A walk in the park, that's what I'm doing today, the Royal National Park, before I start work in the afternoon and then work all night... (don't you hate working on your birthday!!) But then we're going to see 'Holding the Man' playing at the Opera House (from the book of the same name which is a sensational read by the way). The play has has had nothing but good reviews and I have been keen to see it since it's 1st season (this is it's 3rd). The weekend to follow will be rather sociable. I'm so looking forward to it! Not sure about the extra year though this year - but I'll come to grips with it soon enough.
Wednesday, 23 May 2007
It's all too easy in life to do the same things or types of things each day - follow the routine and stay within our comfort zones. But what is life if it is the same every day? When are we challenged? What makes us think about things from a different perspective? I think travelling is a great way to challenge ourselves - provided it's to somewhere where we get to interact with the locals and to explore the lives of others. It can be scary - but is often immensely rewarding and insightful.
But we can't travel every day.
Or can we?
Monday, 21 May 2007
The race starts NOW.
Sunday, 20 May 2007
Aussielicious signed autographs as per usual - more naked men than just him this time meant he didn't seem so out of place. The decadent hot chocolate keeps one warm regardless of how little clothes one has on. A useful fact for Aussielicious as winter heads our way. But today was a day to farewell Sam. One of our original BSB'ers, Sam is heading to Sudan. 6 months sans Sam will feel like 16. (perhaps even more - but I'll keep you posted) and his farewell was not at BSB but at the clock tower hotel a hop, step and jump away. A delight as always, Sam has entered the blogging world - and when I have his address will publish a link. In the meantime here's the man of the moment - soon of the Sudanese moment.
Not a big sport here in Oz, but blogging is international and it has men, so here we are...
Spectator Rating: The games are fun to watch - if you don't mind a bit of biff. But not for the cute factor. The cute rating is in the crowd - definitely a goer in my limited experience (mind you that was in Sweden) but you can spend equal times watching the crowd as the players...
Saturday, 19 May 2007
Thursday, 17 May 2007
What does everyone else do on impulse with reasonable regularity?
Wednesday, 16 May 2007
While doing my crunches tonight at gym, the guy next to me on a fitball was chatting to someone on his mobile phone, I assumed. I continued with my crunches as he continued with his conversation.
Then he got up, and as he turned I realised, there was no mobile phone, no earpiece and no-one with him...
It was time for me to avoid eye contact, and move quietly and quickly to the nearest exit...
Monday, 14 May 2007
Sunday, 13 May 2007
Oh, and I miss Byron - the weekend was great, but Byron... well, it's just a world away.
Oops almost forgot, Happy Mother's Day!
Last time we looked at AFL which garnered a 2 star participation rating and a 4 star spectator rating (see post here). Today we're looking at:
it would have to be the most gay friendly sport (is anyone not gay who dives? seriously?) You also get to wear next to nothing with a host of other hot men wearing next to nothing and spend time with them in hot tubs between dives... Synchronised diving means you HAVE to get up close and personal... No option but a 5 Star Rating.
Spectator Rating: Near-naked invariably cute men, aesthetically pleasing activity, gay friendly crowds, water, potentially grand packages (see Canadian gold medallist - in red) no option but a 5 star rating - making Diving the first 10 out of 10 Gay Sport rated here at superchilled.
Coming soon @ superchilled : Ice Hockey
Saturday, 12 May 2007
Friday, 11 May 2007
Thursday, 10 May 2007
Wednesday, 9 May 2007
Not the official party but his actual birthday.
(click on photos for larger versions)
Just a taste of Byron...
Hungry for more?
(update: links for the above pictures now work)
Saturday, 5 May 2007
Friday, 4 May 2007
I finally had a quiet day at work today!! Managed to escape early and headed to the beach for a swim - it was a balmy 27 degrees (at least) and the beach was filled with young men playing ball sports (including more than a few American men passing their gridiron balls). I did some laps in and out of the breakers as training for this weekend's trip to Byron Bay for an Ocean Swim Race. There were a few stingrays out there too - so I kept my feet off the ground. Then had a hot chocolate at diggies afterwards in the setting sun - and took these pics. Heaven...
You get to be up close and personal with a lot of well defined, often cute, athletic men, but have to also tolerate loutish behaviour and trips with the boys to the straight pubs and obligatory chatting up of women... combined with a reasonable degree of homophobia.
Spectator Rating: 4 STARS
A men only event, with loads of flesh - short shorts, sleeveless shirts with great arms (and legs, and the rest) cute men getting up close and personal. The games last forever but its a relaxed & fun experience - unless you were born in Melbourne in which case your life is defined by it.