Barelesque Anim8te

Back in 2011, some fabulous friends of mine had an idea to create a burlesque event that dared to bare and raised money for a good cause into the bargain. Barelesque at the RVT was born and my burlesque alter ego was invited along to be part of the fun, as a model for the... Continue Reading →

MA15: Fashioning the Future

Last night I went to the private view of the London College of Fashion MA15 Exhibition, featuring work from graduates in a diverse range of postgraduate fashion specialisms, including: womenswear, menswear, accessories, footwear, curation, costume for performance, photography and media production. This annual exhibition is a fantastic showcase for the diversity of LCF's Graduate School... Continue Reading →

A tale of zombies, S&M and a TARDIS

My weekend was spent with a group of wonderfully enthusiastic, friendly and supportive people all dedicated to sharing the joy of their inclusive community with even more people. There were snacks and clipboards, sequins and sewing, waiting and dancing: This is the story of the Irreverent Dance Showcase weekend. Back in May, when I finished... Continue Reading →

Review: Fierce Femmes

When I heard about the latest Familyyy Fierce event, via Rarely Wears Lipstick columnist Rubyyy Jones, I knew I simply had to go along. Sadly, my diary was not my friend on this occasion and I couldn't make it, so I got in touch with one of the most fierce femmes I know to ask... Continue Reading →

It’s all about “confi-dance”

Back in February, I wrote about the upcoming Kiss Me Deadly catwalk show. I was very much looking forward to seeing the wonderfully diverse selection of superfans that the brand had chosen to show off their current and future lingerie and swimwear styles, and planned to attend with two lovely friends. It turned out that... Continue Reading →

Is Monogamy Dead?

Monogamy. A great topic for a stand-up comedy show, don't you think? Rosie Wilby certainly thinks so, as that's what prompted her to create "Is Monogamy Dead?", a show about relationships, sex and infidelity. Not only is it based on observation and anecdotes, but there's also some actual survey data in there... plus, Rosie once... Continue Reading →

The Katzenjammer Club

If, like me, you came out of the video room at the V&A's Club to Catwalk exhibition and wondered why there's nothing like that in London any more, I have got some rather exciting news for you! If you're a fan of the antics of icons like David Bowie, Klaus Nomi or Leigh Bowery, then... Continue Reading →

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