Why now is the perfect time for stories about sex.

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.”

52 and getting the hang of it…

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…”

Welcome to Red Velvet Revelry

“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”