Healing the third degree burns on my brain

This week in London, there was a devastating fire in a block of flats, killing many people. It has caused some political unrest in the city, so it’s all over the news and social media. A few friends texted to check I’m OK, because they knew it would make me think of the house fire…

Erectioneering

This week, in the UK, we’ve had a general election. I won’t go into the ins and outs of politics too much here, because the focus of this blog is dating, sexual health and mental health, rather than current affairs (although I do think politics is relevant to absolutely anything, including sex and mental health;…

The Keratin Chastity Belt

I recently had my second date with the Bearded South African man (BSAM). We had discussed me going to his for dinner, but somehow that didn’t feel right yet. Partly from a stranger-danger point of view – he seemed lovely and normal on our first date, but something of a question mark from the early texts.…