Sultry summer days, syrupy summer nights and mmmmm…

Sultry summer days, syrupy summer nights and mmmmm…

Hot summery nights and syrupy thoughts … eyes closed, bedroom window wide open, crickets chirping away outrageously, as outrageously as the rejuvenated summer fantasies of this secretly smiling blogger. But no, I am not going to divulge the top-secret contents of those summer fantasies. (I just blushed at the thought of one of them.) What, [...]

How Rwanda inspired a Love Story with a Difference

How Rwanda inspired a Love Story with a Difference

When I visited the exquisite country of Rwanda eighteen months ago, together with my daughter and Errant Hubby (who was not yet errant back then, needless to say), I had no idea what was in store for me. I’m sure most people will automatically associate the name ‘Rwanda’ with the genocide against the Tutsi that [...]

Soho Shalom: a risky blend of sex shop, refugee centre, and sizzling romance

SOHO SHALOM ONE It all began in a sex shop. At six o’clock in the evening of Friday 22nd March, I was just about to leave Sugar Lace and head back to Finchley in time for Shabbat dinner. And then Mohammed walked into the shop. I don’t know if his real name is Mohammed, but [...]