Tipping the Velvet : Book Review

Mainstream Novels I Use as One Handed Reads Tipping the Velvet – Sarah Waters   I remember there was a lot of hype around the BBC TV mini series – mainly because the heroine of the book is a lesbian and it featured several love scenes.  How ‘buttoned up’ the British TV audience was in

How Did We Get So Dark?

[Verse 1] I saw it coming Like the shadow on the wall You started running Then everything turned cold How did I become a lookalike Of someone you used to love? Someone you used to love [Chorus] So dark How did something so sweet tear us apart? Oh, on a sinking ship with a heavy

Fortune Teller

This week the prompt for #FridayFlash is ‘Fortune Teller’.    Someone very close to me IRL is actually tells fortunes. For a halloween party long-ago, I tried my hand at reading tarot cards. It’s an absolutely fascinating craft which I admit that I slightly believe in. Whether you do or don’t, immerse yourself in my

Paradise by the Dashboard Light

Outdoor Sex :This could’ve been my specialist subject in my youth! [6.5 min read] Living at home did not lend itself to privacy, but with my libido banging a big bass drum in my ears, my boyfriend and I used to have sex in his car all the time.  The places would vary, stopping in

A Dragon Tale (Part 5)

You can start here, or you can read Parts 1, 2,  3 and  4 first. Violetta was hot and tired, she’d gathered more firewood while the dragon was out hunting.  Next she visited the stream to fill the bucket with water, and while there she bathed, laying her dress aside to stand in the water and drench her arms