Suits & Sensuality

Suits—those restrictive and stuffy reminders of authoritarianism. A disguise designed to present a sense of decorum, of superiority and professionalism. I utterly despise what they stand for, and yet I find myself curiously attracted to men in suits. For years, I've admired menswear departments for their arrays of shirts, ties, jackets, trousers...belts. There's something so… Continue reading Suits & Sensuality

Mental Health · non-fiction · Uncategorised

(No Need To) Fight the Anxiety

I'm sitting here, feeling inexplicably anxious about things. Those 'things', on the surface, seem hunky dory. We've just eaten a roast dinner, with a delicious gravy, mixed expertly by the gravy maestro himself (what can I say, it's his forte). The laundry is all done (quite literally all the clothes we both own). We've also… Continue reading (No Need To) Fight the Anxiety

Mental Health · non-fiction

Reverse Cinderella: Holding Back

It's Mental Health Awareness Week, so I wanted to deviate from the usual content on here and post something a little more personal. Feel free to let me know about things you deal with and how you manage them. I'm all ears.   Have you ever had that feeling that you're just like Cinderella? And… Continue reading Reverse Cinderella: Holding Back

Female perspective · non-fiction

The Would-be Amsterdam Voyeurs

My cousin H and I went to Amsterdam for our "joint" birthday celebration—I only emphasise the word "joint" for the double-entendre, but I've only tried smoking weed once in my entire life and I can tell you I failed miserably at it. Didn't even inhale the stuff properly. We have half-Dutch cousins on my dad… Continue reading The Would-be Amsterdam Voyeurs


The Bloodhound Gang vs. Innuendos

        The Bloodhound Gang are a band that are pretty much synonymous with providing ample innuendo and sex-related quips across a good portion of their songs, but all with a proper dash of light-heartedness and comedy. You probably know their most famous song The Bad Touch . I specifically remember requesting this song… Continue reading The Bloodhound Gang vs. Innuendos