I think the fact that I’m so well known to be gay makes it very difficult to have a convincing relationship with a woman on screen. It wouldn’t be at all difficult for me to kiss a woman – I’ll kiss a frog if you like.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair writing smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
I don’t watch television I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
I don’t need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
I am a lover of truth a worshipper of freedom a celebrant at the altar of language and purity and tolerance.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
As someone who worked hard for a Labour victory in the 90s do I regret it? Not really. It was bound to happen. And it’ll happen with the next government and the one after it. Because all governments serve us. They serve the filth.
I think my view is that whenever you project into the future you’re never likely to be accurate in the details or the paraphernalia and style. It’s in the spirit of it.
When you get just a complete sense of blackness or void ahead of you that somehow the future looks an impossible place to be and the direction you are going seems to have no purpose there is this word despair which is a very awful thing to feel.
But happiness is no respecter of persons.
Happiness is no respecter of persons.