My fav saints: St Sebastian
7 April 2022 | 10:22 am

Last week I went to the National Gallery to do some research for my next book and spent a bunch of time taking photos of altarpieces that feature one of my favourite saints – Saint Sebastian, the patron saint of athletes, soldiers, and people who want to die a saintly death. He was a big … Continue reading "My fav saints: St Sebastian"

On indulgences
31 March 2022 | 11:00 am

The other day, friend of and contributor to the blog, and my writing partner the infinitely talented Dr Sara Öberg Strådal made a very good and funny point about a bunch of Evangelicals who are trying to … NFT prayers. Witness it, and laugh: Now Sara is, as usual, right. But it got me thinking … Continue reading "On indulgences"

On women, pleasure, and semen
24 March 2022 | 12:00 pm

As I continue to pull myself out of the hole caused by finishing a book and recovering from COVID, I was reminded of something that I wanted to write about in January but just didn’t have the time or health to do it. I was made aware of it due to a particularly bonkers piece … Continue reading "On women, pleasure, and semen"


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