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LOVE HURTS: INTERVIEW WITH A DOMINATRIX

LOVE HURTS: INTERVIEW WITH A DOMINATRIX

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The goddess Kali by Ravi Varma, courtesy of Wellcome Library, London

Mistress Kali is a professional dominatrix who lives and works in Devon. She takes her name from the Hindu goddess of Time and Change, a many-armed blue woman often depicted standing on the corpse of her male consort Shiva. She is the perfect avatar for a mistress of BDSM (Bondage & Discipline, Dominance & Submission, Sadism &…

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SOUND & VISION

Recently, all I’ve been listening to is the sound of my fingers hitting the keyboard and the rustle of pages as I turn them. As a soon-to-graduate serial intern suffering something of a quarter-life crisis, I’ve decided to tear myself away from the library and re-immerse myself in the audiovisual Now. The sun is getting sunnier, the days are getting dayier, and summer is pretty much upon us;…

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IS ANYBODY USING THE OFFICIAL COLOUR OF 2014?

IS ANYBODY USING THE OFFICIAL COLOUR OF 2014?

As you probably know, Pantone’s official colour of 2014 is 18-3224 TPX, a.k.a. Radiant Orchid, which strikes a sickly, diamante-encrusted-tweenage-diary middle ground between pale fuchsia and violet. Duh.

According to the Pantone website, the Color of the Year serves to ‘express in color what is taking place in the global zeitgeist’. Unless the current zeitgeist is led by Taylor Swift’s…

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BOOKS FROM THE TOP SHELF(Originally posted on Exetera)
Detail from ‘An Allegory with Venus and Cupid’ by Bronzino, c.1545
A…View Post
BRUSHING AWAY THE COBWEBSI can’t sleep. It’s only 00.26, but over the last year or two I’ve become old-mannishly afraid of…View Post
THINGS TO LOOK ATBefore I begin, remember my embarrassing incident involving a toilet and a builder? Well, this…View Post
STANDING ON THE SHOULDER PADS OF GIANTS (Exetera Magazine)Original post here
Fashion has been given a bad name. All too easily it can bring to mind…View Post
AN EMBARRASSING STORY / TOILET HUMOURUsually, when somebody asks to tell them the most embarassing thing I’ve ever done, I’m stumped for…View Post