Lovely to have some pictures of our Valentine's Night in the Museum of London's pleasure garden (all images c. Museum of London)
Peter Daniels, got up in a tricorn hat for the maiden voyage of his new poem about Captain Edward
On Victoria Street
Snatches of city sound
breathe over my shoulder as
I ponder through Westminster streets.
Warm afternoon pub-crowds
soothe the burn of your tattoo,
stinging my back under my coat.
I would drink you away if I could -
write you away in
Quite a few of the entries for Write Queer London this year were inspired by our event at the British Museum - bringing together curator Richard Parkinson, who spoke about the many objects in the British Museum which tell the story of gay history over
For conservatives, the ideal of the family home was for decades a neat shorthand for all that was un-queer - the peaceful stability, the slightly worn sofas, the nick nacks of everyday life. Gay people by contrast were imagined living 'out there' in a
Now the 2012 Write Queer London Festival is over, I'm going to be blogging an assortment of the highlights, talks, images, pictures and stories that emerged from the Festival. First up, poet and artist Nancy Campbell's talk given at the Museum of London'