We caught up with social entrepreneur and founder of the ‘Friends of Dorothy‘ social group for older folk Craig Burton, so that he could give us 10 inches…
1) Describe yourself in three words:
CB) Respects older people.
2) The love of your life?
CB) Was taken by prostate cancer at the age of 23.
3) Your typical Saturday night?
CB) A dinner home or out and then some telly.
4) Best ever moment?
CB) Realising I owed nobody anything and that everything I earned and had was a result of my hard work.
5) Describe your sexuality:
CB) It’s my business and not interesting for me to put a label on it.
6) The best thing about your body?
CB) It still functions, all of it, even on Sundays.
7) Holiday Heaven?
CB) France in the countryside and in my garden at home.
8) Holiday Hell?
CB) Gran Canaria in the Yumbo Centrum.
9) What’s Hot?
CB) Inter-generational chatter and natter.
10) What’s Not?
CB) Homophobes and ageist gays.
QF1) Summer or Winter?
QF2) Monogamy or Promiscuity?
QF3) Dogs or Cats?
QF4) TV or Radio?
QF5) Home or Away?
QF6) Day or Night?
QF7) Geordie (Newcastle) accent or Scouse (Liverpool) accent?
CB) Geordie 100%.
The ‘Friends Of Dorothy‘ is a monthly (last Thursday of the month) meet-up luncheon, community group, generally for the over 50’s and older members of the LGBT Community for Leeds City Region.
Email them at: firstname.lastname@example.org