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Stop pressuring me to have sex on my honeymoon

‘Does anyone have any honeymoon book recommendations?’ I tweeted earlier.  I couldn’t possibly have known that the response to this question would make me so cross. What it’s like to have a phobia of semen No, it wasn’t a recommendation that I should read all four volumes of Katie Price’s autobiography that distressed me. It was the snide comments, mixed ...

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14 situations Brits are not equipped to deal with

‘You first, I insist’ (Picture: Getty) We Brits are, on the face of it, a smart and resourceful bunch. 40 really trivial things that make all British people want to explode with rage We’re major players on the world stage, we regularly punch above our weight, we write REALLY GOOD books and we can self-deprecate like no-one else. But it ...

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Let’s scrap gender uniform lists and let men and boys wear skirts

Schoolboys wore skirts to protest a ‘no shorts’ rule despite hot weather (Picture: BBC/APEX) You’ve got to hand it to the boys at Isca Academy in Exeter. Faced with sweltering temperatures and a no-shorts uniform policy, they rocked up to classes wearing skirts. And the skirts suited them. But something struck me. Apart from it being draconian to make boys ...

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This app will tell you which photos are worth posting on social media

EyeEm will let you know if this pic meets its aesthetic standards (Picture: Getty) We’ve all been guilty of knowingly sharing crap photos on social media, purely because we want to brag about where we’ve been. What it’s like to have a phobia of semen Yeah, it’s a blurry pic of a pint in a plastic cup at Hyde Park ...

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People are getting rid of their stress by being massaged with knives

(Picture: Caters News) Some people go for a nice walk outside. Some treat themselves to a face mask and a cup of tea. Others, well, they let someone rub knives all over them as a way to relax. 8 tattooed people explain why they won’t regret their tattoos when they’re older Yeah, we’d go for the face mask and tea, ...

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Why everyday should be Bring Your Dog To Work Day

(Picture: Getty) Today is ‘Take Your Dog To Work Day’. And if you’re not sat in an office surrounded by over-excited puppers and pooches then you need to have serious words with your boss right now. 9 things you know if your pet has way too much hair Some people think it’s impawsible for man’s best friend to help out ...

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5 reasons why Rotherhithe is the best place to live in London

There’s so much to love (Picture: Getty/Facebook/REX / Myles Goode) I move flat a lot. Seriously, a lot. Fifteen times in the last three years? I forget. The point is, it’s like I’m on the run (I am not on the run). 9 reasons why Balham is the best place to live in London Constant moving is of course a ...

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You can finally get your own Hogwarts letter from this London-based Harry Potter shop

(Picture: House of MinaLima) If you’re a lover of all things Harry Potter, you need to get yourself over to House of Minalima, an exhibition and shop showcasing all things magic. 8 tattooed people explain why they won’t regret their tattoos when they’re older House of MinaLima, which is located in London’s Soho, showcases fifteen years of creative collaboration of ...

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Why Being 30 And Single Can Still Make Women Anxious

Hitting your thirties can be one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life. For starters, it’s when women reach their sexual peak (officially, this happens at age 36, according to new research from contraceptive app Natural Cycles). It’s the decade containing many pivotal life decisions when it comes to career (should I continue my career ascendancy and success, ...

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This Nude Sculpture Of Kate Moss Will Give You Some Much Needed Light Relief

A sculpture of supermodel Kate Moss is going on sale for £25,000, and it’s… eery. But with everything that’s been going on in the world right now, it might just be the light relief you need.  Artist Edgar Askelovic unveiled his sculpture, which is rather troublingly entitled ‘MILF’, at London’s Opera Gallery on Wednesday 21 June.  Askelovic spent four months ...

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