sketch brunch at the Glade

Sometimes pole dancers get fancy and go to brunch in Mayfair. This time, the occasion was a fantastic brunch in sketch‘s The Glade with the one and only Faded Spring. Read on to find out what to expect from this affordable, innovative brunch in one of London’s most Instagram friendly venues. You’ve probably seen my … More sketch brunch at the Glade

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Persepolis Pole Project

Last week, on International Women’s Day, I went to an unusual panel where pole dancers and researchers talked about being a woman in Islington. The panel launched the Persepolis Pole Project, a female-led arts and cultural pole dance project fusing modern pole dance artistry into traditional theatrical entertainment. I spoke to its founder, Ayana Setareh, to … More Persepolis Pole Project

B Bakery Vegan Afternoon Tea

On a rainy Friday afternoon, my friend Faded Spring and I went to review the new addition to the B Bakery’s Afternoon Tea Bus Tour‘s offering: a vegan menu. Here’s what went down on that red double-decker. The last time I went to the B Bakery’s Bus Tour was in 2015. I remembered it as … More B Bakery Vegan Afternoon Tea

The anxious chick’s guide to performing

Will the pizza man think I’m dumb if I ask for parmigiana pizza? Can I be a pole dancer and a lecturer? Is butter a carb? These are all perfectly unreasonable questions you lose sleep over if you have anxiety. So why not add: “How do I perform at a competition when I’m already drowning … More The anxious chick’s guide to performing

Dating as a pole dancer: things (mostly) men have said to me

Since I’ve become a pole dancer, I have noticed that most people believe that I either have a very exciting love life, or that I’m a big hoe. I love expectation versus reality scenarios, so I thought I could compare what (mostly) men have told me with my very unexciting dating life for a laugh. Get … More Dating as a pole dancer: things (mostly) men have said to me

London Events for March 2018 – The Blogger On Pole Edition

Here’s the Blogger On Pole™ round-up of London events you can’t miss out on this March. Just to give you that extra FOMO. Fitness Events Women Empowerment Day at London Dance Academy My second home, the London Dance Academy, is celebrating International Women’s Day (8 March 2018) through a series of events for the LDA … More London Events for March 2018 – The Blogger On Pole Edition

Comfortable in My Skin: Skincare, Make-Up and Confidence

In the past two years, my skin has been dealing major blows to my confidence. This post is  about what being comfortable in my skin means. It deals with acne, self-confidence, skincare and make-up and how caring a little more has given me a lot back. Good Skin Up until about two years ago, I … More Comfortable in My Skin: Skincare, Make-Up and Confidence