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Crazy Ladies

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I’m feeling very Georgia O’Keefe here in the Joshua Tree desert all alone while Olivia, Aldous Huxley’s niece, has gone off for a few days. Here’s the view from my desk: Actually, I’m not that Georgia O’Keefe. She almost certainly never spent the day writing a story for the Sunday Times about being a guinea pig on female “Viagra,” as …

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Breaking Bad With Aldous Huxley.

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So guess what, my 78-year-old airbnb hostess in the Yucca Valley desert turns out to be the niece of Aldous Huxley. When I met her yesterday, I thought, wow, here is the “ghost of my future self,” to paraphrase my poet friend, Lisa Luxx. I have always wanted to be the crazy lady living on the hill and here I …

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Netball Floozy

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No wanking this Saturday morning because I had a date playing netball on a car park by the beach in Santa Monica. The last time I played netball I was 15 years old at my school Tremough Convent in Cornwall. Now I am nearly 50 and it turns out I am a much better player than I was. I’m convinced …

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Stealth Masturb

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Someone just asked me why I haven’t been writing about wanking during my trip to America. Good question, Sex Drive, is after, all about masturbation. But the thing is, solo sex on the road isn’t as easy as you might think. Being a house guest, for instance, is a full time job in itself. Right now, I’m staying in the …

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QUEER DADDY

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I’m trying to track down the real life version of this poster: Maybe I’ll find it at the Academy Awards party this weekend. There is talk of a triple decker naked Oscar penthouse pool party with the lesbian mafia somewhere in LA on Sunday (guests including the Who’s Afraid of Vagina Woolf chick and the Go Fish legends including Guinevere Turner who …

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ARE YOU HOMELESS?

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“Are you homeless?” comes this voice from across the parking lot at the Silverlake 7/11 store. Here I am, minding my own business.   I guess I do look a bit like a homeless person. Or at least a heroin addict, tucking into Cherry Garcia ice cream and a packet of Hershey chocolate on a rubbish bin at 4pm on …

Stepford Wife Pills

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I’m debating whether to do a story the Sunday Times want me to write about the new female Viagra. It’s called Addyi (Fibanserin). It was legalised in the US in October, although it sounds like a load of old rubbish to me. The way male Viagra works is by sending blood to the dick. Addyi works like an anti-depressant. So …

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How To Pervert A Hairbrush

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So it turned out that Madison Young’s “anal fisting play” was about way more than ha, ha anal fisting. Number one, this woman, née Tina Butcher, can seriously act. Number two, her one-woman show, Reveal All, Fear Nothing is a play that anyone who considers themselves “Sex Positive” or indeed, interested in sex, desire, money and spirituality on any level, needs to …

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More Mystery Body Parts

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Here I am at THAT play last night in San Francisco. Guess which body part I have my head through? Madison Young’s play, Reveal All, Fear Nothing was indeed a very revealing experience but more than that, it was the best piece of theatre I’ve seen in a long time. The after-party at the Armory porn star bar was intense. I …

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Stuffed Toys

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So, I can hardly wait for my most unusual Valentine’s Day date ever, a trip to see Madison Young’s play whose title I keep forgetting and which I think of as “The Fisting Play.” It’s actually called “Reveal All, Fear Nothing” which is a bit like the premise of Sex Drive. Here are a couple of the instructions on the …