Posts tagged ‘Victorian’

November 16, 2011

The Austerity Sandwich

Times are tough and the Royal Society of Chemistry are reviving a Victorian favourite, “toast sandwich“. It costs 7.5p and was first introduced into the UK homes by Mrs Beeton in 1861, in her book Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Management. Have you heard of anything more dull?

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April 8, 2011

Pleasure Pillow Is The Talk Of The Night

I was invited to the launch of an amazing collection by Darkest Star, called the Pleasure Garden, at London’s Coco De Mer. A collection of paintings, photography, fashion and home accessories were exhibited as a window installation celebrating feminine sexual liberation. The star of the night was the much talked about accessory, Pleasure Pillow. I want one!!!

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March 17, 2011

A Virgin Shopper

Dear Diary,

The Victorian Indian in me came out the other day as I wondered into an adult shop. Yes I mean a sex shop.

I must have looked like the most obvious shoplifter as I walked in.

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