Alone on her balcony, she stretched her limbs, taut, stark and naked against the restless hunger of her room.
Hidden behind a curtain in Paris, I watched her.
Her bedroom peered out behind her, a homicidal battle nest of tossed bed sheets, knotted tangles and abandoned clothing. The spoils of a front line, where she the victor, had prowled like a predator and escaped.
… More A NAKED WOMAN IN PARIS.
As a 50-year-young woman I am excited to share a beauty secret, one I have known for 30 years! The beauty secret is my friend Jas. Jas is and has been my mirror and my accomplice in keeping it ‘pretty’ when life was hard and my mirror and accomplice when life was full of fantastically … More A Guest Contributor – Beauty secrets – Tips and Tricks of a Cross-dressing Beauty Queen
The irony of freelance writing and pursuing time for creative fiction. It’s crazy, the busier my freelance writing world becomes, the more productive I am with my own fiction work. Go figure! But backstage my unworthiness gremlin slips in and tells me I cannot pursue busy success and write with a true voice at … More My Mumma said, you are enough. ( Fast Non-Fiction, a 1 minute read)
An inspirational mum, Carrie Strongman is a woman who’s attitude embodies an unapologetic confidence in being a beautiful plus size woman. She also happens to be my mum. My mum is plus size and has always shown me how beautiful her curves are. If as a child, my raised eyebrows teased her as she sashayed … More Body shaming, plus-size and grace in action with cake.
Melbourne bladesmith, Aidan Mackinnon loves nothing more than dedicating 15 hours or more to transforming a raw hunk of steel and a block of wood into a one-of-a-kind, high performance, heirloom knife. And creating a one-of-a-kind, high performance knife is what fuels his dedication and uncompromising creativity for his craft. Cut Throat Knives was founded … More A Melbourne Bladesmith’s one-of-a-kind love at first Slice.
In this carriage between platforms, how far will you travel not to return? … More Our loneliness kills( fast fiction, a 1 minute read)
I know vibrators have limitations … they come without Ryan Gosling six-packs and their midday shadows will never loom tall, with Clint Eastwood smiles, swaggering ‘do you feel lucky, well do you?’ … More How do you find love, passion and yes, more sex, now that you are single?
There are no leery eyed stares, just people enjoying a luxurious party with all the trimmings, fresh delectable canapés, chilled golden flutes of erupting French champagne and two-legged predators with smiles of inarticulate longing. … More Yikes! I’m at my first school-parent’s party. What do I do when I discover I’m on the menu?