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What Is Love? Baby Don’t Hurt Me.

April 7, 2015
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By Erika Allen / A zine by London-based photographer Sam Hiscox, titled “What Is Love? Baby Don’t Hurt Me,” has had me thinking about a couple of things. 1: What could have happened to Trinidadian eurodance artist Haddaway? 2: How ambiguous the most intimate moments can seem from the outside.  What struck me about the photos was that it was virtually impossible to tell the friends from the lovers. It portrayed romantic and plutonic love with equal weight and affection.…

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Vogue Column

An Anti-Valentine

February 14, 2014

Feeling sad and/or anxious about Valentine’s Day? Well this might cheer you up: my new Breathless column for Vogue, published yesterday, is about how V-Day day is a bit traj… and I also wrote about love a bit too, so it’s not all bad :) You can read it HERE! 

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Rants, Feelings & Opinions

Blue is the Warmest Color Improved my Sex Life

November 28, 2013

The title of the post pretty much sums it up, really. Not that my sex life was ever bad, but I’ve been dating my girlfriend for the good part of a year now, and you know how it goes–things slow down, people get “tired,” vibrators get lost under the bed. That’s normal, right? I told myself it was. However, “Blue…” has ignited a new spark. And I don’t think it’s solely to do with the drool-inducing sight of Lea Seydoux’s…

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