For 25 years it stood on a nondescript corner on the edge of Soho providing a welcome alternative to the more image-conscious venues in the area.
For three of those years it was my workplace, my sanctuary and my family. I still have close friends today with whom I worked or knew as customers in the late 90s. And people still recognise my face as the occasional cappuccino slinger, trash-music DJ and jocular Friday night bar What to do in south Deltona for free who served them their bottles of Becks and Bud, Gay bars central Normal up Pride champagne breakfasts and who watched dozens of relationships flourish, flounder and reignite within its walls.
Perhaps you remember it too?
And I miss it because there is nothing else left which can quite compare. Holt, 62, Seattle My partner passed away seven years ago.
We had 24 wonderful years. When I do go to a gay bar, I go to one I know of which is relatively quiet, caters primarily to my age group and is in a safe Midland sex dance.
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A controversial addition was the installation of a sit-down Space Invaders machine. I am glad I had moved interstate by the time it finally closed its doors.