Why is Instagram so obsessed with sex?

In the 13 years I have been writing on this particular iteration of my blog, I've considered closing it down many times and for many different reasons. Mostly it's been because I've run out of ideas of things to write about, but occasionally I will find myself thinking that a particular social media platform has... Continue Reading →

When summer comes…

I don't care if you exercised. If you got a personal trainer and toned up, trimmed down, fitted back into the clothes you wore before the pandemic hit. I don't care that you got moving, went from couch to 5k, or beat your personal best. I don't care that you want to be a "better... Continue Reading →

Introducing… Pique Lingerie

Regular readers may think that the image above looks a bit familiar. That's because it's the back to a fantastic full bust bra that you saw the front of in a guest post last week written by its creator, the founder of kink-inspired Pique Lingerie. Heidi's post really resonated with me in a number of... Continue Reading →

How kink taught me to love my body

Like a lot of young women in their teens and twenties, I grew up feeling very uncomfortable in my own body. By most "standards" I was too big - my thighs were too fat, my arms were too chubby and my boobs were definitely too enormous to be considered desirable. I was an early bloomer... Continue Reading →

5 life lessons from RuPaul’s Drag Race

Having watched the finale of Season 9 of RuPaul's Drag Race at least a few times now, I have been pondering a few broader thoughts about the show. Yes, some aspects of early seasons were problematic and season 9 was not without controversy, but RPDR has (albeit rather slowly!) learnt from its mistakes and has... Continue Reading →

On body confidence and Instagram

For a while, I didn't really 'get' Instagram. I've been addicted to Twitter since 2008 and it suits my propensity for sharing snippets of sarcasm rather well. It's a lot like my blog used to be, but with a much lower character limit. I've whined about every update they've made to how Twitter works but,... Continue Reading →

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