Book Review: Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus (prepare yourselves…)

I imagine John Gray, author of Men are From Mars, Women are From Venus, laughing heartily at us all from the comforts of his old, crinkled leather man chair that's presidentially positioned in front of his palatial fireplace, where the fire is roaring and the orange light from the devilish flames are flickering erratically in his eyes. There's … Continue reading Book Review: Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus (prepare yourselves…)


I LOVE DICK, by Chris Kraus

"Read this on the bus - we dare you," it says on the back. No, I gasped in true British prudishness, as I turned away in shock at the bold DICK I could see before me. How could someone so explicitly share their love for something so private! Without even reading the blurb, I walked away in shock and bought my Little … Continue reading I LOVE DICK, by Chris Kraus

Mores des Pubes: Part II

Here I am after my first bikini wax just minding my own business when BOOM I realise that it's all grown back with a vengeance as if by magic over night 4 weeks later. At this point, looking down, I came to understand that I was now trapped in a catch-22 of bush waxing; shaving no longer made the cut. Here's how it works - they wax it … Continue reading Mores des Pubes: Part II


Why do we have International Women’s Day?

As the #IWD2017 leaders tell us: Each one of us - with women, men and non-binary people joining forces - can be a leader within our own spheres of influence by taking bold pragmatic action to accelerate gender parity. Through purposeful collaboration, we can help women advance and unleash the limitless potential offered to economies … Continue reading Why do we have International Women’s Day?


Mort Des Pubes: #BringBackTheBush

Saying it in French makes death of the pubes sound slightly more eloquent, doesn't it? Let’s talk about the au un-naturel bikini wax. Never in my comfortable 27 years of life have I experienced a pain quite like wax ripping from the follicles of your lady garden. Why are women doing it to themselves?! Laying … Continue reading Mort Des Pubes: #BringBackTheBush