Today I am launching “Ladies Who Like It”. For some time I have been talking about the importance of women’s stories about sex. I don’t mean erotic stories. I mean the real life, funny, inspirational, sometimes moving, life giving stories, that women have about their own experiences around sexuality. For many women they would neverContinue reading “Ladies Who Like It”
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-xim29-101a934 An interview with Revel Sister Heidi about the Red Velvet Revelry Live show and the world’s only Menopause Festival: ‘Flushfest’, a poem about “Ladies Who Like It” and some new musical accompaniment from Red Velvet Gentleman Danny.
A guest blog post by a friend to Red Velvet Revelry. At the start of 2020, I thought that there might possibly or maybe, be a slight chance that I would step way out of my comfort zone and see if I had the courage to go dating again. It had been a very long timeContinue reading “5. Functional Checklist by Babs”
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-dis8a-fd86b5 Red Velvet Revelry Podcast 4. A story about the joy of dressing for the occasion from Lisa Lovely-Lingerie, and a review of “City of Girls” by Elizabeth Gilbert.
It’s been a long haul hasn’t it friends…? I mean this time last year, before the virus had us in it’s grip, we were just experiencing the normal January blues; maybe a post-Christmas anti climax, perhaps feeling a bit heavier than ideal in the weight department, a bit lighter than ideal in the finance department. Continue reading “4. Languishing Libido”
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-6858s-f38204 A story about the awakening of teenage sensuality and a review of “Girl, Woman, Other” by Bernadine Evarista.
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-tj9hc-f050b4 Podcast 2: “Lockdown Love” true story, a poem by Heidi Docherty and a review of “The Joy of Sex” by Alec Comfort and Susan Quilliam.
In 1348 when plague swept through their land, Giovanni Bocaccio and his friends left the town Florence for a villa outside the town, for some privileged social distancing. For ten days they kept each other company and told stories to distract and entertain themselves during a frightening time. They supported each other emotionally, and keptContinue reading “Why now is the perfect time for stories about sex.”
Ms. U. Caliptus We went to France and it was hotter than I thought, I remember. I hadn’t been anywhere hot for years, and it was our first holiday away with the children: they were one and a half and three. I had become an old person, I realised, since the last time we hadContinue reading “2. Vapourub.”
When I was in my twenties I had a strong sense that everything worth experiencing was supposed to happen to me right then. This was when I should travel, have an interesting, impressive, socially useful job, get a house, get married, have great sex (in that order) and have kids. And actually I did mostContinue reading “52 and getting the hang of it…”