‘Hi, I followed you from Tinder. Want to meet?’ -does flirting on Instagram work?

I recently made an Instagram account for this blog, as part of my incredibly gradual takeover of social media (I doubt Zuckerberg and the Kardashians are worried). It seemed like a fun way to make small, quick and silly posts, find some new readers and participate in a 3 second, highly visual culture. There are… Continue reading ‘Hi, I followed you from Tinder. Want to meet?’ -does flirting on Instagram work?

The Unmannerly Ghost: Halloween Tales of the Dread Phenomenon

This is the work of the unmannerly ghost, snatching them away just as things looked set to get good between you.  This foul, supernatural fiend can appear at any time, though usually, it's a demon of the early stages. 

Ex on the scene: turf wars and brittle smiles

Halloween is nearly upon us, and what better time to talk about zombies? Zombies and demons. Zombies and demons and how we transform into monsters. When your ex pops back up on the scene, it's always going to be a kick in the teeth. So how do you avoid pissing on each other's shoes? There… Continue reading Ex on the scene: turf wars and brittle smiles

Any hole’s a goal: F*ck boys and the inexplicable rise of toxic male promiscuity

One has to question his motivation in fucking anything that moves. Low self esteem? Something to prove? Pathological dissociation? Is it directed at devaluing you personally?

The stable and the freezer: new terms of modern dating everyone should be aware of

The stable and the freezer: new terms of modern dating everyone should be aware of