Sociopathy and the swing scene: a non-narcissist’s guide to self defence against vampires

Any place that markets itself as a centre of personal wish fulfilment is going to draw in people who want something for themselves. The more they are paying, the higher the hurdles to enter, the greater their expectations of achieving their goals are.

‘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?

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

Hangin’ rope

Hangin’ rope https://astraysjournal.wordpress.com/2018/09/07/hangin-rope/ — Read on astraysjournal.wordpress.com/2018/09/07/hangin-rope/ Written by a beautiful friend of mine about her spiritual entry into the world of shibari rope tying

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