Byng and Ivor Bissett purchased a guest house for gay men in 1998. Previously,
they had lived in Toronto.
with no guests in the sweltering month of June, with the recent departure
of the unpaid property manager, with major repairs to the building and
grounds pending, Stephen and Ivor are left almost alone.
is nobody around to pester them, to complain about the shabby continental
breakfast of doughnuts that come in cellophane wrappers, to demand that
the pool be repaired, to request removal of centipedes and beetles from
is a time for Stephen and Ivor to remain by themselves, undisturbed.
Stephen and Ivor are left almost alone.
Copyright 2000 Jared Mitchell