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St David's Day, Nell Gwyn, and David Garrick

Today’s blog is based on the facts that, first, it is St David’s Day; St David being the patron saint of Wales and, second, that I had a recent ‘I never knew that’ moment when I learned that the Pretenders were (apart from Chrissie Hynde) from Hereford. 379 more words

Street Name

Slut-Shaming is Still Wrong

I have said before that slut-shaming is wrong. I will continue to say this because so many men refuse to understand this point, and it gets tiresome. 1,212 more words

Just Thoughts

Guest Post by Nell Gwyn

(Note: This post is written by a sex worker whom I admire. Obviously it is not representative of all people in the industry. But it is a beautiful insight into a world often kept in the shadows. 1,831 more words

Guest Post

A Dolphins full potential is not realised by getting them into a strip show....


So I went on a “ghost walk” last night. Which was more about pissed old prozzies than ghosts. I did however learn this.

There was a beer flood around Tottenham Court Station. 192 more words

Restoration Theatre Part II: Rochester and the Rake

This is the second part of my three part series on Society, Stage and the Rake’s Progress. You can read the first here.

‘The identification of Rochester with Dorimant was very likely intentional, a part of the design by Etherege and the managers to assure the success of ‘The Man of Mode’’ 1,641 more words

The time I tried to find myself a sugar daddy

I meet Victor (not his real name) at a cafe near the Marble Arch. He’s sitting outside, but by this time there is the chill in the air that always arrives with the evening in Britain, even in the summer months, so we move indoors. 845 more words

Finding Yourself

Craven Meeting

I used to love watching this meeting on the TV as it was the first chacne to really see some horses preparing for a classic tilt and I think its such a shame its not on Channel 4 anymore. 220 more words