Mini hiatus due to… BurlyCamp!

Much as I'd love to keep writing this week, I realised that I just don't have time. BurlyCamp is fast approaching and I have so much to do before the weekend. As well as being on the organising team, I'm sitting on the panel for a discussion on Burlesque & Feminism, performing in the show,... Continue Reading →

Burlesque, stripping and feminism

A couple of years ago, I wrote a piece for BitchBuzz pondering whether burlesque was just about glittertits and sex. At the time, I was trying to decide whether or not to continue with it as a hobby, partly because of what other people perceived burlesque to be. I was surprised to discover that some... Continue Reading →

Doctor Who in New York

As I said yesterday, there are two parts of my holiday that I wanted to tell you about. The first was the amazing vintage and retro clothing that I discovered, and the second was the amount of Doctor Who stuff I found in New York. I mean, I knew that US nerds were as obsessed... Continue Reading →

Review: Barelesque

On Wednesday 12th October 2011, the Royal Vauxhall Tavern played host to a raucous bunch of ladies who, along with their friends, were hoping to raise lots of money for LGBT homeless charity the Albert Kennedy Trust. As I mentioned last month, I was delighted to be chosen as one of those girls by the... Continue Reading →

Underwear: For that extra boost?

Underwear is a peculiar thing. Most people wear it - often out of habit - but it isn't essential, by any means. Without it, our outer garments would require more frequent washing and women's breasts would have less support, but most people can 'go commando' without shocking or offending anyone. There is, however, a rather... Continue Reading →

After Hours: Why you should all love my life

I arrived late at Horse Bar in glamorous Waterloo to discover that the effortlessly beautiful Betsy Bliss was already ordering drinks for the rest of The Rebel Rebels. "I'll have a Hendricks and tonic", I chirped, after embracing my good friend warmly and complimenting her on her gorgeous new Westwood frock. Then I rushed over... Continue Reading →

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