threat to our planet

April 21, 2018

(of politicians) None even want to acknowledge that the single most dangerous threat to our planet is that there are too many humans on it. Too difficult, not a vote winner.

Chris Packham
The Big Issue

the womb closed

April 15, 2018

I believe in keeping the womb closed and the legs safely open. Not only is this smart for ethical population control, it’s more fun than the consequences.

Tatiana Von Tauber
Blog entry 30th March 2017


April 2, 2018

Life in the wild

April 2, 2018

Today’s reading

March 24, 2018

Naughty Reading

December 9, 2017

This one might have confused Simone de Beauvoir…?

something not quite right

September 8, 2017

8 th September

Evening peels the clothes from women’s bodies
until at last their soul’s revealed
the smile locked up inside
Clothed a dream dangles from a hanger
Lips whisper in the shadows
Hands slide from walls
and entwine at the ankles of desire
while the evening uninvites
the thorns of the day


There’s something terribly onanistic about the act of creative writing (creative anything, in truth!). At best it’s hard. But if you are forced to it for survivals sake, if it’s not something you WANT to do in the first place, then that certainly defines hell on earth.


Her hands are cold
and she smells, not of talc,
but of something not quite right.
She pulls me against her beads,
hugs me for ages,
then stares her lilac eyes
straight in my face.

These creatures, once women, perhaps, dance on the moor at night. They tempt the careless traveler: the backpacker camping for the night, the loving couple exchanging caresses near the stream – all are potential prey! They have no fear, these night things, and will plunge into the abyss without thought. They can transform themselves into night birds and fly back out again or cross the dimensions if they so wish.

Their smiles are deadly.

And from their icy gaze there is no escape –

Book of the Day

May 13, 2017