Reading My Broken Vagina by Fran Bushe

Much like with Lara Parker’s Vagina Problems, I don’t think it’s entirely appropriate for me to ‘review’ Fran Bushe’s My Broken Vagina because the content is so close to home. I’ve also seen Bushe’s one-woman show Ad Libido three times, discussed it several times on this blog and written about it during the same module…

Vindication, endometriosis & some Douglas bloke | Pleasure Moans #3

In my last blog I detailed my hesitation and resistance to my gynaecologist's suggestion that I have a second diagnostic laparoscopy (keyhole surgery) to look for endometriosis. It feels weird then, almost two months later, to be writing that this week I had that surgery. My hesitations varied from not wanting to repeat another painful…

“While you’re unconscious…” | Pleasure Moans #2

There I was, sitting in the waiting room of my community hospital trying to read Papillion. I say trying because I was very distracted. It was my last week of term, I was, as I made clear in my last post, absolutely pooped. But more distracting than any of the assignments, deadlines and very real desire to…