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An Evening with Cristina Palmer-Romero, Author of A Teenage…Nymphomaniac?






As part of our quest for better sex education and equality between teenage girls & boys, we are delighted to announce this one-off evening with Cristina Palmer-Romero, the author of Secret Diaries of a Teenage… Nymphomaniac?.   This evening is aimed specifically at mothers and fathers of daughters. However, Christina maintains that the sooner we also … Continue reading An Evening with Cristina Palmer-Romero, Author of A Teenage…Nymphomaniac?

A Monologue with My Vagina






You won’t be surprised to hear that we talk about vaginas all day long; what we love about them, what we don’t love about them, what to do if a vagina seems too tight, too elastic, too painful for pleasure…. If you have ever visited our shop in East London, chances are that you took … Continue reading A Monologue with My Vagina

Wedding Gifts for Kinky Couples






Spring and Summer are high season for weddings and whilst we all love receiving invites, they inevitably bring on gift-stress: what do you buy the couple that has everything? Or perhaps you are a Bride or Groom looking to surprise your beloved with something different on the morning of the big day, an extra-special gift … Continue reading Wedding Gifts for Kinky Couples

High Time to Tickle Your Pickle






Masturbation Month, a.k.a May, is in full swing and if you’ve not yet taken time to tickle your pickle, it’s high time to lock the door, pull the curtains and switch off your phone. Masturbation Month could be seen as something silly and indulgent, or maybe something only ‘sad’ people do; staying in and rubbing … Continue reading High Time to Tickle Your Pickle

Sex Shop Diaries: Hens Gone Wild






Over the years, we have seen our fair share of Brides & Hens at the shop. Many plan a visit to Sh! as part of what is often a packed day out, and others just happen to find us during bar crawls around trendy Hoxton – either way, these groups are always great fun. The … Continue reading Sex Shop Diaries: Hens Gone Wild

Something Old, Something New…






With a whopping 53% of all weddings in the UK taking place between May and August, we’re busy gearing up for an alternative Wedding Season with cherry-picked gifts much more exciting than four-slice toasters or silverware. Something Old Traditionally the marriage begins on the wedding night, but it’s commonly estimated that more than half (52%) of … Continue reading Something Old, Something New…

Win! Sh! Satin Seduction Bondage Set






Wedding season is just around the corner and we’re want to joining in by giving away this fab Satin Seduction Bondage Set in wedding white! The Sh! Satin Seduction Bondage Set  is the perfect gift box containing three essentials for sensual bondage: Luxury satin blindfold for surprise, satin ties for sensual captivity and feather pom for … Continue reading Win! Sh! Satin Seduction Bondage Set

Introducing Creative Juices






Welcome to Creative Juices, the online hub for readers, writers & lovers of erotic stories. During a recent workshop at our Hoxton shop, where guests created their very own erotic fantasies, we realized that there is so much talent out there; so many stories that have yet to be written, read or told… So we … Continue reading Introducing Creative Juices

10 Erotic Books to Inspire You






Books. Don’t you just love the smell of them? The feel of a brand new hardback in your hands? Untouched pages, brand new and shiny… Or maybe you’re more of a used-paperback-kinda-gal? Some spend hours, days even, searching through secondhand shops for that perfectly worn copy of a favourite title… Or – you might be … Continue reading 10 Erotic Books to Inspire You

Sex In Your 50’s & 60’s






‘Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength’    Betty Friedan Thinking of parents having sex can feel disturbing, and something most of us avoid like the plague. We know we should be adult enough about these things, but when your mum’s new boyfriend asks – across the dining table, … Continue reading Sex In Your 50’s & 60’s