You don’t have to say you love me

…just be close at hand”, sang Dusty Springfield in 1967.At her death in 1999 from lung cancer Elton John claimed her to be the finest white woman singer in the history of rock music. Dusty was gay, and homophobia was fashionable. In many quarters it still is.This week a footballer I never admired, Joey Barton, announced on TwitterContinue reading “You don’t have to say you love me”