Things I Did In Porto

In December I took some much needed time off and visited my best friend who lives in Porto. Here’s some very basic advice on what to do over a long weekend there. Getting there I flew to Porto for less than £80 (about €90) return from Gatwick via EasyJet. The flight is just over two … More Things I Did In Porto

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Let’s Get Real About Mental Health and Influencers

“My name is XY and I’m an Instagram influencer. I may seem to have a perfect life, but behind my beautiful pictures is a tough mental health struggle.” FYI readers, this is not a “token Instagram influencer” meme. This is the main type of language used on TV by influencers discussing mental health, internet safety, … More Let’s Get Real About Mental Health and Influencers

How Dancehall made me more coordinated and body confident

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been known as the ‘uncoordinated’ and ‘clumsy’ one. Whether it was riding a bike or learning to tie my shoelaces, I always learned to do physical things much later than anyone else. I was always picked last for team sports. I never officially got my pen license. … More How Dancehall made me more coordinated and body confident

Vice, gli uomini e il cunnilingus

Un articolo su Vice Italia sul cunnilingus mi ha fatto pensare. L’articolo di Niccolò Carradori sull’ossessione maschile la penetrazione sia un’arma sessuale infallibile è stato il primo articolo in italiano che ho letto a riguardo – ed è stato scritto anche da un uomo! Abbiamo speranza! – quindi ho dovuto impicciarmi pure io. View this … More Vice, gli uomini e il cunnilingus

Pole Dancing Shoes: Your Questions Answered

Are you a pole dancer looking to buy her first pair of pole heels? Or a non-poler (a.k.a. a muggle) wondering why in the hell we all wear heels? You’re in luck: this post will hopefully answer all your questions – and give you a discount code for shoes from Footwear Fetish! … More Pole Dancing Shoes: Your Questions Answered

A Buffy The Vampire Slayer Guide: How Not To Be A Dick About Consent, Survivors and Mental Health

In 2018, it seems people STILL manage to be dicks (across genders) when talking about issues such as consent, domestic violence, mental health and life choices even though ALL THE INFO not to be a dick is basically on the Internet. So I’m asking the chosen one to help. Who is the chosen one? She’s … More A Buffy The Vampire Slayer Guide: How Not To Be A Dick About Consent, Survivors and Mental Health

Christmas Shoot and Goodbye 2k18

I can honestly say 2018 exceeded my expectations, but now I’m tired and I need a holiday. I will use this post to round up things I loved about this year and this year’s struggles… but really just to share my shiny new Christmas pictures I took at home with @zzeroid.  2018 Achievements – Writing … More Christmas Shoot and Goodbye 2k18

Life as a young female academic

You mostly know me/follow me for my butt-naked antics, but there is another not-so-secret part of my life that inspires me, challenges me and makes me angry everyday. I’m a PhD student, a researcher and a visiting lecturer, and I’ve had a pretty intense autumn of criminology teaching and public speaking. So if you’re wondering … More Life as a young female academic

Briefs: Close Encounters at Leicester Square Christmas

Feeling like you are bloody tired of our world? Trust me, I’ve been there. Which is why I’ve nursed my Earth escapism with a visit to Briefs: Close Encounters, the most dragtastic boylesque show you NEED in your life right now. It’s at Leicester Square Christmas’ Spiegeltent, and here’s why you have to go. Now. … More Briefs: Close Encounters at Leicester Square Christmas