I couldn’t afford a therapist so I watched Frasier.


(Cristela Alonzo) I couldn’t afford a therapist so I started writing about my man hang-ups – by imagining I am woman. It works. Put Clive La Pensée – into Amazon. Look for Goddesses for some free pages. There was a trip I had been promising myself – to the Südgelände. I knew that once theContinue reading “I couldn’t afford a therapist so I watched Frasier.”

Unsettling and sexy, in equal measure. Your hidden desires, too?


How to plan a seduction. One can take a leaf from nature’s handbook and let it all hang out. Picture by Kerstin Winters – Flickr.com Connie Grimshaw was seduced into a life of sexual liberation by two ill-advised sherries at lunchtime. I posted the first half of Chapter 1, in which Connie, offered enticements forContinue reading “Unsettling and sexy, in equal measure. Your hidden desires, too?”

Goddesses – Riposte to 50 Shades.


Image by Grazia – flickr.com Excerpt from 49 ½ Shades of Charcoal – Get free pages here. Chapter 1 – The Flirt ‘Connie! You look like you have seen a ghost!’ ‘A ghost would be fine, Dee. I could put it down to too much cheese or a raunchy kipper.’ My PA Dee was wideContinue reading “Goddesses – Riposte to 50 Shades.”

Farrenbacher Weissbier


A blast from the past – Baltimore 1995 – AHA annual bash. I was the principle speaker on the history of brewing. The handwritten copy of my talk is languishing in a filing box somewhere and I am not going to seek it out, so if you were there, Baltimore – June 14th 1995, andContinue reading “Farrenbacher Weissbier”