What’s in a name? Musings on the nature of my work…

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose, By any other name would smell as sweet…                                                   ( Act II, Scene II, Romeo & Juliet) I’ve spent the last 4 days with the lovely Rebecca Lowrie on her Practitioner Training Course. I had been drawn to Rebecca and learning more about what she does for a while, so when she mentioned to me about a short... Read More

5 ways to be my perfect client…

I started writing this as a list of things I *didn’t* like people to do, and realised it sounded rather negative and down-beat. I actually meet overwhelmingly nice people, most of whom already do all or most of these things. But perhaps if you’ve tried to approach me or another provider and been turned back, improving on one or more of these things might change your chances of a date with me or whoever you’d like to see in the future… I’ve... Read More

Industry Jargon

I know it’s inevitable that every industry will have its own jargon, but I have a particular dislike for some of the coy and ever-so-slightly demeaning words and phrases used to describe my work. Let me introduce you to a few of my favourites: A Level. aka Anal Sex. Famously misunderstood early in the TV series Secret Diary of a Call Girl, when Belle replies to the enquiry with her exam results (Politics, French, English Literature, or somesuch).... Read More