‘Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.’ - Haruki Murakami, What I Talk About When I Talk About RunningRead more "The birth of a plan…"
I’ve been aware of my body and how unusual it has become…Read more "Familiar bodies…"
I’ve been pondering one particular question that I wanted to pose to you all too – does good erotic fiction have to be realistic or believable?Read more "Realism…"
But what I can’t stop thinking about is how this has become almost a cautionary tale about female emotion and female anger, and how it is seen and interpreted.Read more "Bitch…"
But the most significant change to my sexual experience now that I’m pregnant has been in exactly how I orgasm…Read more "Second trimester sex: Coming and cramping…"
‘This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper.’ – T.S. Eliot. Do you have an apocalyptic vision of the future? An irrational fear that is just plausible enough to give you pause and make you wonder if you’ve worked out what will end humanity? Nuclear war, starvation, climate change, […]Read more "Be afraid: on my fear of untreatable sexually transmitted diseases…"
‘Pregnancy sucks the nightlife out of you.’ – Laurie Perez, The Power of Amie Martine Since deciding to document the sexuality of my pregnancy on this blog, I’d planned to write a blog post about sex during each of the different trimesters. Thankfully, the first trimester is over but, now that it’s time to write […]Read more "First trimester sex: Fatigue…"
‘Without ‘consent’ in any human interactions, there’s an ethical violation.’ – Henry Johnson Jr Being a sex blogger who is also a doctor can be quite an interesting place to have positioned myself. Although I’ve written a few posts about being a doctor, the crossover between my worlds has often felt a little contrived, almost […]Read more "Consent to proceed…"
‘Tennis taught me so many lessons in life.’ – Billie Jean King I’m a huge tennis fan, and I have been for years. I first went to Wimbledon in 2000 and have been every year since 2011. I rarely jump to anger as quickly as when someone tells me they don’t like Andy Murray because […]Read more "New balls please…"
‘Do your duty as you see it, and damn the consequences.’ – George S. Patton Jr. It should be just a usual fuck. Nothing out of the ordinary; a usual, delicious and comforting early evening fuck. The sort of sex that is satisfying in its familiarity. We know each other well enough to know which […]Read more "Baby making…"