"Growing up I was always taught that privilege brought responsabilities, it should never be flaunted or used to make others feel they were in some way unequal. I was brought up with all the creature comforts but was always reminded that there were…"
"The ones who amuse me are the men who start dying their hair when they start to turn grey. As they get older it looks more and more unnatural. a twenty year old who dyes his hair a fun colour is acceptable if a little bizarre in my book, a bit like…"
"Make sure they are happy with their bedrooms and that they feel it is their special space, let them choose their curtains etc if possible. It can be difficult but the main thing is to establish in their minds that they are safe there and it is their…"
"I almost always have a masseur, having said that there are some pretty strong masseuses out there, not for the faint hearted.
Having a guy massage me seems less complicated somehow and I am more relaxed."
"I have recently been given a slow cooker and did oxtail in Guinness with dark chocolate, cooked on high for 16 hours and it was truly wonderful, I endorse the suggestion though that is is really for cooking large quantities and not for a couple of…"
"Learn to cook Reuben,
It will make you the most attractive man on the block, women love a man who can feed them!
Start with a few basic recipes and you will be amazed and encouraged, but what is cheap in the shops, things that are in season, cheaper…"
"there are masses of different mints, I collected them for a while, my favoutite one has slightly purple leaves with a really purple underside. I use them chopped in an oil and vinegar dressing on tomato salad with a little shallot"
"In the Arab world most men seem to be addicted to the stuff and business meetings with a room with air conditioning full of men leaves me with a headache more often than not.
The middle east must be the biggest market for the stuff.
A little goes a…"
"I gave it up about ten years ago for health reasons and I found that going to the cinema in the evenings helped enormously, just putting yourself somewhere you could not smoke makes it easier. Also avoid friends who smoke, nothing is worse than…"
"I was recently turned back at airport security because I was carrying a large piece of silverware i wished to sell. there was no way it could be described as a weapon but large metal items are forbidden. I lost my ticket and wasted my day and others…"
"I have not heard of the possession selfie issue before. Forewarned is forearmed.
One concern with house guests is not being willing to leave them alone in the house. I can see that they might desperately wanting sleep and shower…"
"Europe isn't 'stepping up' as we now have crisis as a direct result of action again syria, Libya etc. We have a migrant crisis (not sure how widely it's broadcast over there) where hundreds of thousand asylum seekers are…"
"Thank you guys,for a lot of good ideas and sources. I'm excited and looking forward to start cooking. I'll try to post photos of some of the dishes I cook. At first if will shoot for simplicity and will go from there to some more…"
"I was thinking the extra wheelbase would help with traction on slick streets -- trucks are notorious for losing traction on the rear wheels when you're not hauling stuff. After further research, I think I was wrong about that, though ...…"