Feminism, forensics, and frocks: The Pinkertons

Drama: The Pinkertons

Rock on with your historically-accurate-frock on, that’s my motto. 
August 31, 2015

Feminism, forensics, and frocks: The Pinkertons

Rock on with your historically-accurate-frock on, that’s my motto. 

Arriving in Russia: Hotel National, Moscow


I arrived in Russia to a room with a view - facing Moscow's iconic Red Square and Kremlin.
August 28, 2015

Arriving in Russia: Hotel National, Moscow

I arrived in Russia to a room with a view - facing Moscow's iconic Red Square and Kremlin.

Russian Red


More than just a colour, in Russia the word for red - красный (krasni) - also means 'beautiful'.
August 26, 2015

Russian Red

More than just a colour, in Russia the word for red - красный (krasni)  - also means 'beautiful'.

The 200 Club - World's Greatest Tasting Menu


Two hundred courses in 24 hours - why not? I'm in Moscow right now so I'm in the mood for 'more is more'...
August 24, 2015

The 200 Club - World's Greatest Tasting Menu

Two hundred courses in 24 hours - why not? I'm in Moscow right now so I'm in the mood for  'more is more'... ...

Return to Ninth Ward (and the secret chocolate bacon burger)


For a minute let's stop pretending that 'social media freelancer' is the heaviest yoke to bear, and that we don't know that when bloggers say 'meeting' they really mean 'me eating'.
August 22, 2015

Return to Ninth Ward (and the secret chocolate bacon burger)

For a minute let's stop pretending that 'social media freelancer' is the heaviest yoke to bear, and that we don't kno...

Taking the Biscuit - My Thoughts on #BloggerBlackmail


'Cos the bakers gonna bake, bake, bake, bake, bake; and the bloggers gonna take, take, take, take, take...
August 17, 2015

Taking the Biscuit - My Thoughts on #BloggerBlackmail

'Cos the bakers gonna bake, bake, bake, bake, bake; and the bloggers gonna take, take, take, take, take...

Fresh to death: my shower confidential


If cleanliness is next to Godliness, then I'm the freaking Ayatollah of the temple that is my shower, preaching into the hose to my loyal audience of shampoo bottles all dutifully lined up as if rapt with attention. All hail the High Priestess of The Clean.
August 15, 2015

Fresh to death: my shower confidential

If cleanliness is next to Godliness, then I'm the freaking Ayatollah of the temple that is my shower, preaching into the hose to...

Giving a Spit


This isn't easy for me to talk about - I'm afraid there's no way to go about it without opening a can of worms for some, but I feel compelled to speak out in the hope that spreading awareness on this topic might just save someone's life.
August 04, 2015

Giving a Spit

This isn't easy for me to talk about - I'm afraid there's no way to go about it without opening a can of worms for som...