Bringing sexy back
PEOPLE: Q&C AND CENTREFRONT MENSWEAR
Gorgeous James Greenwood is the ‘vet who pots’ who you might’ve seen on telly. He spent a day with Q&C modelling Centrefront Menswear’s new collection and talked ceramics, homophobia and the importance in giving a voice to gay people living in rural communities.
Is it too late to be HPV safe?
HEALTH AND FITNESS: GLENN MAINWARING
Our Glenn is back, and he’s bringing sexy back. It might be harder to see the immediate benefits that come from training those out of sight body parts, but getting a strong back will help your posture and boost your strength to build up all over.
Summer smooth skin
HEALTH & WELL-BEING: JAMES WILKINSON
With news that a cancer-preventing HPV vaccination programme has proved successful among young women, Q&C takes a look at whether or not it’s too late for gay men to get protected.
WELL-BEING: CHRIS PARKES & TEMPLE SPA
Our skin can take a beating during these long days of summer heat, but Q&C's beauty guru is here with the latest moisturisers and creams from Temple Spa. Chris Parkes explains what products suit different skin types and how best to keep your skin feeling smooth, hydrated and ready for action.
PEOPLE: JAMES WILKINSON
Q&C spent a hot afternoon with the Bristol Bisons RFC at their training ground. Rolling in the mud, ankle breaks and dressing as Spice Girls are all in a day's work for members of South West's only inclusive gay friendly rugby team.
Are you ready for Love?
WELL-BEING: CHRIS PARKES
Q&C has a new beauty expert on board who is going to show us how we can revitalise our appearance regardless of age. Starting with the subject of sleep, Chris Parkes is here with some top tips to help, along with some award-winning, anti-ageing skin care products to ensure we look our very best.
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WELL-BEING: PAUL SCADDING
Our new life and motivational coach Paul Scadding is on hand to help those of us overwhelmed with the challenges in life and work. First up are his wise words on navigating along the tricky road to finding true love.
FITNESS: GLENN MAINWARING:
The press-up is a classic exercise essential for your workout and can be done anywhere. Q&C's Glenn Mainwaring gives us the lowdown on his top five variations that will help transform your upper body and make you summer-ready.
Tales from the Cottage
HEALTH AND FITNESS: GLENN MAINWARING
He took part in Channel 4’s SAS: Who Dares Wins and is a self-confessed health and fitness fanatic. We’d like to introduce you to Q&C’s new fitness expert, handsome Welshman Glenn Mainwaring. Get ready to push your mind and body to the limit with Glenn's help, and without the need of an expensive gym membership.
A Brazilian's Devon Diary
HOME AND GARDEN: BEN HAMILTON ANDERSON
Instagram sensations Ben Hamilton Anderson and husband Mark share a passion for country living. They live in the extraordinary Dynamite Cottage in deepest Dorset. In his first column for Q&C, Ben reflects on what's in store for year ahead, and all about their life in the fabulously named village of Puddletown.
Men in the Wild
OPINION: VINICIUS SERAPHIM
Sometimes it's hard for us Brits to adjust to English country life, so how does a city boy from Brazil cope? Taking a break from his art degree course in London to live in rural Devon, Vinicius Seraphim tells Q&C how it's going.
Time to quit?
CAMPAIGNING: QUEEN & COUNTRY
Men are facing a crisis of mental health, especially in the gay community. As Movember draws to a close, we're launching Men in the Wild - a photographic campaign to raise awareness around the issues and continue the conversation. We'll be talking to men with a connection to the countryside about their mental health and how they've taken action.
HEALTH SPECIAL: DR MARK PAKIANATHAN
With gay men up to twice as likely to smoke than straight men, Q&C's resident doctor Mark Pakianathan asks whether the cause is socio-demographic, or does our sexuality really influence our habits.
Dr Mark takes chemsex to Rio
FITNESS SPECIAL: ROBERT INCE
Ever wondered what a real Scotsman wears under his kilt? Well wonder no more as a new book is released based on the viral yoga video sensation which broke the internet earlier this year. Q&C investigates why the downward dog has never looked so appealing.
MEDICAL SPECIAL: DR MARK PAKIANATHAN
Dr Mark participates in the shortest yet busiest chemsex session the world has seen. It was over in 30mins and attended by hundreds. Here he tells Queen and Country more.