heart-shaped cake with tasteful bloody stripes...mmm
Having written on these here pages about Valentines Day slinking off into the sunset, my coffee drinking is interrupted by… Reciprocal Valentines Day! Or White Day as you may know it in Japan or Korea.
We assume that your Significant Other got you something nice about a month ago (maybe you got it here from us at CCK Central). Well now it ‘s your social obligation to return the compliment. Recommended spend is three times as much as was spent on you. Really? Am I supposed to remember what I got a month ago? (You got nothing – your Editor.)
It’s as good an excuse as any to purchase some cake/chocolate/either/both. And you can do that here, and get it from us…of course. We can’t promise you a heart-shaped cake, but what you will get will look good, taste good and do a lot for you. Click on the website square up above on the right. Good…now where’s my coffee?
(link and pic via ehow: ta!)
Oh! Nothing says I love you
Quite like Coffee, Cake (and Kink)!
An aromatic atmosphere that brings you to the brink.
With food for mind and gullet,
And toys in red and pink.
But now, if you’ll excuse me
I ‘ve got to go and clean
I f you still need a special something for the (extended) weekend…you do have enough time to contact us here at CCK Central. Follow the links!
This weekend, our friends at Sacred Pleasures are running two Valentine’s Tantra workships on both Saturday the 12th of Feburary, and the 13th. And they have one space left for a couple or triad!
Here’s the description from Sacred Pleasures themselves:
Renowned Tantra teacher Rebecca Lowrie hosts a very special Valentine’s Tantra weekend: a luxurious, romantic weekend exploring intimacy and sensuality in a safe, warm and luscious environment. Using a variety of Tantric rituals and other methods, participants will be gently guided into rich new ways of connecting deeply with your Beloved(s).
Further details are on their site here. If you can’t make this weekend, Sacred Pleasures hold lots of workshops and events – details are on their website, and also on our calendar (on the right hand side of the screen).
Our writer Lysander has been to a workshop previously held by Sacred Pleasures, and here’s what he had to say:
“Dossie Easton’s Radical Ecstasy workshop was one of the most illuminating and mind-expanding experiences I have had. Dossie, herself, is wonderfully warm, funny, welcoming, knowledgeable…well, the list of superlatives could go on and on, suffice to say that I think she is AMAZING! The workshop worked well for people from either a BDSM or Tantric background (or both!). It opened your eyes to the connections between the two, as well as giving you practises that you could use to expand your BDSM or Tantric lives. The workshop was well organised, with food and drink, the play space, safe spaces and help always provided when needed. Although Dossie Easton’s workshop allowed the participants tohave a very personal journey (which is difficult to fully put into words), the sense of group experience was also tangible. From being a very cynical, London lad, who would once have rolled his eyes at all things Tantric, I would now highly recommend this workshop to everyone!”
The En Travesti Ensemble perform a selection of duets from various opera and classical pieces at the British Library Conference Centre, on the day before Valentines Day. As part of LGBT History month, they use the exploration of gender as a way of showcasing the long-standing history of gender-blending, travesti and castrati roles that have featured in opera for centuries.
image courtesy of the BLCC
Produced in association with Camden LGBT Forum, this event will provide a romantic, yet radical, way to celebrate Valentines day. Discover something new about queer identities and history, listen to beautiful music performed by an acclaimed company and treat yourself to a blissful afternoon’s entertainment. Just the thing for a pre-Valentine Sunday afternoon.