I grabbed the Boy’s arm and dragged him to the door. We were going to go out. We were going to go out and have fun if it killed me. I amuse myself sometimes. We had to walk up to pick up some things from an Amazon locker, just socks and a few white tees, […]More
I see in the UK a court has ruled that it is lawful for carers of severely disabled men to help source prostitutes and aid the disabled men to achieve paid sexual intercourse with a prostituted woman – including helping that interaction to actually take place, including aiding physically facilitating the act. Let me make […]More
Imagine a still clear blue lake. Barely a ripple mars the surface. A bird dips under the thin film of the surface for fish, a turtle bobs along near the bank, and though stones jut into it’s edges, and the seasons come and go, nothing much ever changes. No invaders have found this lake. No […]More
I sat down last night to watch Chef’s Table, a series on Netflix that covers the private lives of professional chefs, and examines what influences their cooking and their art – why they cook, how they cook and where they cook. Stumbling across the wonderful Asma Khan’s episode, I sat entranced at the power and […]More
As I write this, there is a man the other side of the wall shouting, screaming, banging. My nerves are shredded, he has been up to this for days. There is a angry man having temper tantrums, furiously fucking whoever is in the room, so aggressively the wall against which my bed sits is being […]More
Why I believe sex segregated all female communities – i.e. female separatism is a right that should be available to those of us who are too damaged to live around men.
Not my usual snappy title, but I guess this small aside, an offshoot of thinking about Khan’s assessment of the rape crisis, needed to be written. So what do I think is the solution then? If I had the keys to smashing the patriarchy I would have handed them over immediately. We would be living […]More
I had to delete the words I typed first of all, because when you are an angry woman, men don’t like it and don’t listen. Those words were my honest reaction to the Prime Minister of Pakistan’s comments on the rape crisis the women and children of his country are facing. Here is my more […]More