Why I Write About Sex

When I started this blog at the age of 21 (I am now 28), I wanted to write about my experiences of sex, dating and relationships because what I wanted to find out and talk about regarding sex wasn’t available in the magazines I was reading, the porn I was watching or the websites I…

Sex Ed: Are We Doing Enough?

(Originally posted on LinkedIn for the EdTech Lobby, but still written by me.) Children and young people across the world are returning to their classrooms.  Over the past five months, many will have learnt how to make pasta from scratch, re-read all the Harry Potter books or completed their favourite video game twice over.  Other…

Those Chaotic Twenties…

Those chaotic twenties, characterised by comparison and rumination; when career successes brush up against career panics. And Saturday night’s laughter shape-shifts into Sunday’s regret; as frivolous exploration transforms into ‘unbecoming behaviour’. Through which independence beckons and financial demands loom, yet childhood lurks behind our shoulders. But those chaotic twenties, as love, desire and passion are…

Erotic Escapades

I have a big, exciting announcement: I have a new freelance job as an erotic scriptwriter for Emjoy. Emjoy produces audio erotica, mainly catered for women’s aural pleasure.  And there’s something for everyone: one chilli indicates a sensual story, two chillies allude to a sexier narrative and three chillies mean you’re in for a saucy…

How Does It Feel To Live With An Ex?

Just before lockdown, I broke up with my ex.  It was a strange breakup because we lived together in my home with housemates, so it was always going to be tricky. We took it slow and cared for one another – then a pandemic hit.  Moving back home for lockdown with my family was both…

Love and Lust in Lockdown: Filthy adventures for the future.

Lockdown has got many of us feeling hot under the collar and frisky between the sheets.  To find out how lockdown has impacted our love and lusting, I’m getting intimate with interviews.   Z (male), 31. What is your relationship status? I’m currently single and not looking for a monogamous relationship.   Describe your love-life…

Love and Lust in Lockdown: Man and his best friends.

Lockdown has got many of us feeling hot under the collar and frisky between the sheets.  To find out how lockdown has impacted our love and lusting, I’m getting intimate with interviews. Dougie, 29. What is your relationship status? I’m in an open relationship.   Describe your love-life in one word. Fulfilling.   Who have…

Love and Lust in Lockdown: Discovering the magic.

Lockdown has got many of us feeling hot under the collar and frisky between the sheets.  To find out how lockdown has impacted our love and lusting, I’m getting intimate with interviews.   Miles, 32. What is your relationship status? Complicated.  When I lived in the US, my girlfriend and I got married so I…

Love and Lust in Lockdown: Should I start looking?

Lockdown has got many of us feeling hot under the collar and frisky between the sheets.  To find out how lockdown has impacted our love and lusting, I’m getting intimate with interviews.   Dan, 28. What is your relationship status? ​ Single.   Describe your love-life in one word. Empty.   Who have you been…

Adapting

Eight weeks into a global lockdown there seems to be a shift in people’s mentalities: The first six weeks were characterised by silent roads during Monday morning’s ‘rush hour’, empty town centres on Saturday afternoons and quizzes on Friday nights.  Now, the traffic on our roads is almost returning to normal, town centres are a…