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 “Languishing Libido”
A story about the awakening of teenage sensuality and a review of “Girl, Woman, Other” by Bernadine Evarista.
“Lockdown Love” true story by Victoria Plum, a poem by Heidi Docherty and a review of “The Joy of Sex” by Alec Comfort and Susan Quilliam.
Hear the first episode from Red Velvet Revelry; sharing women’s life affirming stories about sex- in their own words. Episode 1. The Virgin Podcast which tells of “A Trip to Anne Summers”.
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 “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…”
“If our sex life were determined by our first youthful experiments, most of the world would be doomed to celibacy. In no area of human experience are human beings more convinced that something better can be had only if they persevere.”― P.D. James, The Children of Men I am a storyteller. I know that stories can bringContinue reading “Welcome to Red Velvet Revelry”