The Pole Dancer’s Guide to Washington DC

I thought it would have been a while before I got back to the States after my 2014 solo Couchsurfing trip. Little did I know that good old academia would take me back to my second stop in my 2014 wild tour, Washington DC, the cradle of American power (even if the Orange twat is … More The Pole Dancer’s Guide to Washington DC

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An Italian girl’s guide to what food you should eat in Naples

Italy is famous for its yummy food, and Campania – the region that is home to Naples and the Amalfi Coast – surely helped to build up Italy’s reputation as a foodie country. But there’s more to Naples than its pizza, the heavenly dish created here in the 19th Century. Here’s the Italian’s guide to … More An Italian girl’s guide to what food you should eat in Naples

Floating therapy at The Floatworks

I read somewhere that floating therapy was all the rage to combat stress and anxiety, so I floated for an hour at The Floatworks in Vauxhall. Here’s what I thought about it. My mental health If you follow my blog you probably know I have anxiety, depression, PTSD and that I’m a cocktail of egomania and … More Floating therapy at The Floatworks

5 underwear brands that make great polewear

Following on from the success of my post on the bikini/polewear brands, here’s another post about underwear brands you can turn into polewear, because summer’s over and bikinis are sadly not a thing. FML. Disclaimer Once again, this will work if you have small to medium-sized boobs. Pole mates who were blessed by nature with … More 5 underwear brands that make great polewear

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

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