Category Archives: Love

Menage A Trois En Secret

Someone in this photo doesn’t know what’s what.

Omnia Vincit Amor

Omnia vincit amor or ‘love conquers all’ comes from Virgil (70 BC – 19 BC), Eclogue X, line 69 Over two thousand years ago. True then. True now.

Barbie Does Boston

Playing with dolls was considered a sin for boys in the 1950s. Anyone caught playing with one was endangered of being labelled a queer and that accusation was impossible to erase from your peers’ permanent record. All that changed when Mattel’s came out with Barbie 1964. The statuesque teen doll possessed Jayne Mansfield’s curves and […]

Thai Dating Rules and No Nos

Several years ago I read the weekend Bangkok Post’s GURU, which featured an article from Yanisa of LOVE RULES about GIRLS YOU SHOULD NOT DATE. For the most part she was right on the money about not dating your friend’s ex, your best friend’s sister, your ex-girlfriend’s sister or best friend, a work associate, your […]

St. Valentine’s Day Massacre / BET ON CRAZY by Peter Nolan Smith

Every Valentine’s Day diamond dealers and jewelers on 47th Street anticipated a winter spending spree by lovers for their loved ones, but each year of the 21st Century the sales numbers dropped drastically, as the economic downturn cut into everyone’s surplus, but the rich. Valentine afternoon in February 2011 shoppers crammed the chocolatiers along 5th […]