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China's Frenzy for Foreign Condoms Is Giving Low-Libido Japan a Boost

In Japan, sex drives have plunged so low that young, libido-challenged men are sometimes referred to as “soushokukei-danshi” or herbivore boys.

Think that’s harsh, then consider local condom maker Sagami Rubber Industries Co., battling a shrinking, aging and now increasingly frigid Japanese clientele. 796 more words


So, when did people online get so mean???

I don’t know what it is about people sitting behind their pc in the privacy of their own home, but suddenly they become “Billy bad-a–” when they reply to comments. 272 more words

A Midnight Clear...

It was freezing cold on the Embankment, the river Thames flowing past with an insidious slithering oily sound in the darkness. It was nearly midnight and the air was crisp and pure, slightly uncomfortable to breathe. 391 more words

Life As An Author

The Infinite Sadness

There is an empty space where all good that goes in is consumed and vanished, never to be found.

This space gets deeper in deeper with time, black-holing it’s permanent presence, consuming  joys and distractions and trading them for even more empty space. 115 more words


Counting down ...

Advent has arrived!!

It’s my absolute favourite time of the year! I love the wrapping of presents and the excuse to wrap ourselves up in warm cosy jumpers and other comfy layers –  no need to shave legs haha.  373 more words


All the lonely people

I am preparing for a couple of short story competitions and decided to write a piece of flash fiction based on the Beatles’ song ‘Eleanor Rigby’. 550 more words


Blue Smoke

There is pain here.
It hovers in the air above your head like the blue smoke from your cigarette.
It peeks around the corner of a dark doorway. 180 more words