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Slumbering Woman by Johann Baptist Reiter

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Sweetness

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'Arkaya ran her thumb up the inside of Maisy’s bicep, stopping just short of her armpit.'

Sugar and nutmeg. Maisy sniffed again. Not sugar, syrup. The cheap, oleaginous glucose stream of childhood IHOP visits. Nutmeg needled through the cloying scent, sharp as fresh pine. read more

Fiction

Sweetness

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'Arkaya ran her thumb up the inside of Maisy’s bicep, stopping just short of her armpit.'

Sugar and nutmeg. Maisy sniffed again. Not sugar, syrup. The cheap, oleaginous glucose stream of childhood IHOP visits. Nutmeg needled through the cloying scent, sharp as fresh pine. read more

Reviews

The Road to Completion

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"It's 'Grand Designs', Jim, but not as you know them."

When researching the stress of buying a house, online mortgage broker Habito found “1 in 10 couples say that getting a mortgage made their sex lives go limp.” Thus, they came up with the idea of creating an erotic novel to reassure prospective property purchasers that conveyancing can be more of a come-to-bed than it might be assumed. read more

Love & Sex

Carefree or Careless: What Will You Be in the Post-Pandemic Fuck Fest?

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Context shapes behavior and we’re all about to be tested by post-pandemic freedoms, whether committed or not.

I once attended the London Art Fair back in the days when galas were exuberant events heaving with people and you could embrace a perfect stranger without wearing a vapor barrier. I was twinkle-toes in love with the man who took me and between the wattage I felt in his company, the prosecco served on silver trays, and my thigh-high leather boots, I essentially off gassed erotic energy throughout the evening. read more

Galleries

Lockdown Love Letters

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An expanding collection of collaged letters, started in the Coronavirus lockdown of 2020. These are mostly large collages made from original envelopes, vintage books, illustrations and some of my own print making.

I am a collage and assemblage artist with a strong interest in storytelling.
I have worked as an artist for 30 years, as well as teaching art and running a gallery in the Yorkshire Dales where I am based. read more

Articles

History Of Pleasure

The brothels in Pompeii were called Lupanar, meaning ‘den of the she-wolves’.