Is big still beautiful? Venus did not suddenly appear in ancient Greece only to be stolen by the Romans, to be venerated by emperors as the archetypal goddess of love and sex. Her origins were tens of millennia earlier, near enough 35,000 years ago in Northern Europe. Then she was only a handful of soft limestone … Continued
Category: Medical Realities And Myths
Did you know that Caesar was bald? Or that an ancient remedy for sexual dysfunction was to urinate through the keyhole of the church you were married in?
You might think women have the monopoly on hormones and HRT; but you’d be wrong. In fact many men also go through a period often called the ‘male menopause’. Now, the name doesn’t have much to do with what’s actually happening. Unlike the female menopause, where the female body has a significant drop in oestrogen; … Continued
Old Ma Kelly With a bamboo belly And her tits tied up with string Sitting on the grass With a bugle up her arse Playing God Save the King … an age-old and cruel playground chant, describing with startling accuracy a poor exhausted Irish catholic wife who had suffered God knows how many pregnancies: the … Continued