When a new boy arrives in the middle of the night in a small rural town in Ireland. A local boy takes interest in the new arrival. Soon the boys are forced to confront each other due to the adults wanting them to bond. What appears to start off as nothing more than nervous giggles and jittery speech, turns into a friendship that only two boys can come to understand. A bond will forever change and form between both, that has never been experienced nor thought of until the ball drops and someone finally makes a move. How will the boy's parents, friends, and love for each other come together to either work in their favor or wedge them apart?
"I’d thought of where our activities might lead; whether we’d simply do what we’d agreed on the spot and deal with the aftermath as it spun around in our minds and dried up on our clothes and skin, or if, perhaps, in the heat of the moment, Jack would want to take things a step further."
The lens of the camera is shallow. It sees colour and shape. It gives the illusion of motion in two dimensions. It draws the light from the dark. In that space between lens and subject, between picture and reality, lies solitude.
Jonah lived in that solitude, content within its embrace.
Robert Ballard is a pasty-face Englishman who has lost his partner in a bike accident. After an intervention by a friend he's going to go on a tour of the Kakadu National Park in Northern Australia. His friends think he's just running away from tragedy but the real reason for his sudden 'Foreign Legion' moment is a lot more complex than that.
Five schools in three years and Toni has one more chance if he wants to stay out of military school. Maybe this time he can stay out of trouble long enough to graduate. If only he could stop thinking about the overly-friendly King of Jocks that seems intent on making friends with the new guy. Toni learned the hard way that making friends with the schools golden boy is a very bad idea. If only he could stop thinking about him...
What happens when you find the perfect someone for you? Do you find out that you need to let that person go because it's the right thing or do you chase after them and make the best of your lives together even though there are so many obstacles in your way?
After graduating, Jonathan felt like a swan, glided casually atop the water. Then someone pulled the plug and he found himself spiralling down the holes. That's until he meets Thomas, a kindred spirit which may be able to help him. But will Jonathan accept?