Tag: relationships

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Sex and Singlehood: A Cultural Shift – Part 3

today?’, Sofia asked, as she took a gentle sip of the coffee, snuggled tightly into his embrace. She remembered the night before and shuddered. He was indeed a beautiful specimen of a man!

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Living through the Covid-19 Lockdown

 Last night I spent more than three hours on WhatsApp video call with a friend who has reached her wits end and was contemplating taking a long rest away from this world which she feels doesn’t care about her anymore. Italian, early thirties and a successful Barrister who lives in a big house. On the outside, one would say she’s got it together. She … Read More Living through the Covid-19 Lockdown

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Sex and Singlehood: A Cultural Shift – Part 2

“Hey Shaun, can I have a cuppa please”, Sofia said as she walked into the lounge, dressed in one of Shaun’s white shirts. She had woken up about 20 minutes earlier, but had decided to stay in bed, reminiscing on the encounter with Shaun.

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Sex and Singlehood: A Cultural Shift – Part 1

He woke with a start, glancing at the window, wondering what time it was. It still looked pretty dark outside but he could hear the faint sound of a train. Leaning forward, he checked the time on the bedside clock. 06.27 AM!! ‘Good’, he thought, as he sat up, reaching for his bleached robe hanging on the bedpost. He felt a pang of pain … Read More Sex and Singlehood: A Cultural Shift – Part 1

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Why Some Married Women Cheat ~ Views of a Male Escort

“Fishes in a glass bowl, swimming ever so freely; in a bowl they live, ever bound within; trapped they are, for in that bowl, there’s no escape” ~ Lorenzo Tim is a 45 year-old retired man-for-hire, a male escort. His other services involved pleasing his female clients, offering sex for a fee. This lifestyle afforded Tim countless holidays to the Côte d’Azur, romantic escapes … Read More Why Some Married Women Cheat ~ Views of a Male Escort

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Travel for Self-Realization!!

“Travel not to escape life, but so life doesn’t escape you” ~ Unknown The other day I was engaged in a conversation with a friend about travelling and the difference, if any, between a tourist and an adventurer. For me, a tourist goes on holiday or trips to enjoy the time away from home, to rest and get away from routine. A tourist goes … Read More Travel for Self-Realization!!

“Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life”

Oscar Wilde, in his essay titled ‘The Decay of Lying – An Observation’, published in 1891, suggested that “Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life”. This is so true given that our very existence in its social context is a representation of the complex relationship between us and nature. Our lives are interwoven with the natural forces and the creations of man … Read More “Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life”

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A View through the Wire ~ A Short Story pt2

A View through the Wire ~ A SHORT Story Samantha rolled off the bed, suddenly aware how late it was. ‘Gosh!!, that was meant to be a short nap!’. It was now after two in the afternoon and she had slept for good three hours. She looked around and wondered where Jim was. She could still smell his masculine scent on the sheets. Throwing … Read More A View through the Wire ~ A Short Story pt2

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Why Some Women Cheat

Lifestyle Choices “Fishes in a glass bowl, swimming ever so freely; in a bowl they live, ever bound within; trapped they are, for in that bowl, there’s no escape” ~ Lorenzo Tim is a 45 year-old retired man-for-hire, a male escort. His other services involved pleasing his female clients, offering sex for a fee. This lifestyle afforded Tim countless holidays to the Côte d’Azur, … Read More Why Some Women Cheat

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A View through the Wire ~ A SHORT Story

Lifestyle Choices ‘You can’t be serious’, retorted Jim, as he hastily exited the room, his coffee spilling onto the cream-coloured carpet. Walking down the stairs, he thought about the previous night’s party and the discussion about relationships that so upset him. Down at the lounge, he gazed out the window.  It was a cold winter morning, the street looked deserted. He felt deflated. ‘Why … Read More A View through the Wire ~ A SHORT Story

Marriage – A very Unique Union

One thing people must understand is that in reality, there’s NO textbook approach to having a happy and long lasting marriage ~ individuals differ, circumstances differ, the conditions under which the marriage was consummated differ.  One of the basic premise of relationship is on what foundation was/is the relationship laid on? There have been reports of spouses killing the other…you wonder how come? Situations … Read More Marriage – A very Unique Union

Marriage – A Union of Two Halves?

Life’s Choices ~ To share your life with another is a gift to each other. Make that gift count – Lorenzo Getting married and staying married is one of the greatest aspirations of people the world over. Finding true and lasting happiness with someone you could call your soul mate, one you could share your life with, makes it even more desirable, especially in … Read More Marriage – A Union of Two Halves?