Q&A with the East London Strippers Collective

One of my first nights out when I moved back to London was an East London Strippers Collective party. Since then (September 2017), the ELSC have become – if possible – even more vocal about strippers and sex workers’ rights, raising their profile all over the UK. In this interview, ELSC founder Stacey Clare talks … More Q&A with the East London Strippers Collective

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The Cheap and Quick Guide to Capri and the Amalfi Coast

I’m a firm believer in the idea that you need to experience a place to really say you’ve been there. Yet, money can often be an issue, so staying in a top location isn’t always possible. Should it stop you? No. Here’s my one-day guide to Capri and some bits of the Amalfi Coast. Naples … More The Cheap and Quick Guide to Capri and the Amalfi Coast

Blogging for beginners: tips from a veteran (ish) blogger

In the past few years I’ve been to/spoken at many events where I explained how I became a blogger. I’ve also had loads of coffees and drinks with people who wanted to ask me how I got started. So since my body can only handle so many events, caffeine or alcohol, I’ve decided to write … More Blogging for beginners: tips from a veteran (ish) blogger

The Local’s Guide To Clapton, E5

In case you missed it, I moved to Clapton/Hackney Central. Naturally, I’ve been spending the past month or so installing a pole in my house and trying out every possible restaurant, bar, café or event venue in my area. So here’s my local’s guide to Clapton, E5. Why I Moved To Clapton I can imagine … More The Local’s Guide To Clapton, E5

What do the Asia Argento allegations mean for #metoo?

It was recently revealed that Asia Argento, one of the main voices of the #metoo movement against sexual abuse, has paid an actor she allegedly abused of when he was a minor. As someone who’s written a novel about domestic violence and sexual abuse, a survivor, a feminist and someone who generally struggles to shut … More What do the Asia Argento allegations mean for #metoo?

Review: The Three Musketeers at the Iris Theatre

What can you add to The Three Musketeers, a successful action-packed novel written centuries ago and developed through movies, comics and series? Can it even work as a play? Turns out it can. Here’s my review of the Iris Theatre‘s rendition of Alexandre Dumas’ novel. The Play You could tell from the word go that the … More Review: The Three Musketeers at the Iris Theatre

Flykick – kickboxing class review

In last week’s heatwave, every pole class in London turned into Bikram Pole. For a change and a challenge, I went and tried to kick the heat in the butt at Flykick in Marylebone. Here’s what a thought of this boutique kickboxing studio. The Studio Flykick is a martial arts gym, but it has nothing … More Flykick – kickboxing class review

5 Bikini Brands That Make Great Polewear

I’m a sucker for cool polewear to dance in. However, sometimes pole sets can be expensive, or a bit boring, and although I know some fantastic pole brands (which I’ll review separately), sometimes I like to change it up. So here are my top 5 bikini brands that make great polewear. Disclaimer This post will … More 5 Bikini Brands That Make Great Polewear

Pole Dance Class Quotes From The Pole Community

A while back I wrote a post about the weird things you get to hear in pole dance classes. The pole community wrote back on a bunch of Facebook groups, sharing their own weird quotes. So here they are – most of them are NSFW so if you’re under 18 and you’re reading this you … More Pole Dance Class Quotes From The Pole Community

Q&A with Cecilia Gragnani from Diary of An Expat

As an Italian Londoner, I’m always interested in hearing about other expats’ journey, especially if they’re from my country. So when I heard that Cecilia Gragnani, a fellow Italian Londoner, was about to star in a one-woman-show about being an expat, I knew I had to speak to her. Diary of an Expat When she … More Q&A with Cecilia Gragnani from Diary of An Expat