How I got arrested in Morocco:Part 2

Thursday, 3 December 2009, 13:33 | Category : missions, photoshoots, Travel
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After heading back to the hotel after driving down the same narrow stretch of road AGAIN. We were taken to a different Riad closer to the airport in the Medina. It was nice to have a change of scenery but by this point we really wanted to just get home. So after another chicken tagine [...]

How I got arrested in Morocco: Part 1

Funnily enough I wrote some of this while I was staying at the hotel-before the arrest…. Friday 30th October I have always wanted to go to Morocco since I read Bella Freud’s ‘Hideous Kinky’ as a teenager. I was so pleased when Cherry Shakewell (who gave me my first burlesque lesson)  put me forward for the gig [...]

Bestival Swan Song of the Summer

Friday: Bestival was upon us again last weekend, the last festival of the summer! Last year the festival was plagued by a LOT of rain, so we were all keeping our fingers crossed for an Indian summer. We lucked out it was beauuuutiful! I was performing 6 shows, 4 at Time for Tease Tent and [...]

How many hours in a day are there in Paris?

Aurelia Thevenin shoot, Gentry de Paris Revue and Pascale Lourmand Exhibition 5:15am: Eurostar, Kings Cross London: Well the law finally caught up to me and I had my Agent Lynch pistol confiscated at Kings Cross Eurostar! Nooo. Apparently since there is no hold luggage on the train, they had fears I could brandish it en-route and [...]

Reading VIP Tent Mission Report

Thursday, 3 September 2009, 8:40 | Category : Festivals, missions, Travel
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   BazalgetteIt’s the first time I have been to Reading, the crowd are a bit younger than most of the festivals I perform at. You get the feeling that these kids have saved up their money to come all summer, and they are bloody well going to make the most of it! I like it! [...]


Friday, 28 August 2009, 10:34 | Category : missions, Travel
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I just got back last week from performing at the Sarajevo Film Festival at the “Burlesque Voyage” Show at the Coloseum Casino. It was my first ever visit to Bosnia and it was not the bombed-out concrete re-build nightmare I was expecting, it was actually beautiful! It’s a sweetie bag mix of mosques, grand European-style [...]