Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed…. Bacon, Of Studies

Posted By: Louise Foxcroft on February 19th, 2014

Who would say no to sexual enlightenment? There are enough books on carnal knowledge to satisfy the appetites of the greediest, and we have devoured or dipped into them since the earliest sex manuals were written in China, more than two and a half thousand years ago. Sex and nature

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Speculation, or, Fact and Fantasy

Posted By: Louise Foxcroft on January 23rd, 2014

Only a handsome and considerate young doctor of Scots extraction would press a warmed speculum against your raised inner thigh and enquire as to whether it is at a comfortable temperature for you. A woman is unprepared for this on the NHS and can be plunged into a trance involving

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Village Underground – A History

Posted By: Louise Foxcroft on January 3rd, 2014

Part creative community, part arts venue, Village Underground is a non-profit space for creativity and culture in the heart of East London. The main Village Underground centre is housed in a renovated turn-of-the-century warehouse primed for everything from concerts and club nights to exhibitions, theatre, live art and other performances. High

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One Man’s Meat is Another Man’s Poison, or, The Hidden Dangers of Tobacco

Posted By: Louise Foxcroft on December 23rd, 2013

The latest research on passive smoking says it may be less harmful than we think – but remember there are other, hidden dangers to tobacco. Once you’ve witnessed smoke billowing from your local butcher, you’ll begin to see my point. I was idly watching mine at his work when he

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God’s teeth! or sans teeth, sans everything

Posted By: Louise Foxcroft on December 11th, 2013

Imagine your once-friendly dentist’s surgery just around the corner becoming part of your personal Axis of Evil. Imagine having FIVE, yes five, injections within the space of half an hour. Cue piercing crescendo of drill and tangible veil of misery descending. All this suffered to the muted tra-las of Tracey

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