If you hang out on social media, or read the newspapers, you'll know that the world now has not just a Penis Museum and a number of Sex Museums, but also a Vagina Museum. Unlike Iceland's Penis Museum (actually called the Phallological Museum, which sounds more formal and scientific), containing 'more than 280 penises and… Continue reading Acting up in the Vagina Museum
Pliny’s cure for corns was to look at the stars whilst oil was poured on the hinge of a door. Really??
Three children who died too young: what can they tell us about how we frame and then answer our questions about the past?
Is it OK to use 'vagina' to cover all the internal and external female sexual organs? 'Vulvagate' reminds us of a lost world of passages, gates and doors.
Webster was much possessed by death And saw the skull beneath the skin... (T.S. Eliot, Whispers of Immortality) I was very excited when the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (@RCPEHeritage) tweeted pictures today illustrating that they have been ‘X-raying two of our circa 18thc midwifery manikins (also known as ‘phantoms’) – to discover that… Continue reading The skull inside the doll…