Books By The Beach: Stripping Past & Present at Tugun Beach

Welcome to Tugun, the twelfth stop on my Books By The Beach tour! Over the hill from Currumbin, Tugun is north-west of Coolangatta and 96 kilometres (60 mi) south of Brisbane, the state capital of Queensland. Tugun is a popular holiday destination, with a number of holiday units and motels lining Tugun Beach, its homey... Continue Reading →

Books By The Beach: Paid To Dance at Currumbin Beach

Welcome to Currumbin Beach, stop no.11 on my Books By The Beach tour! Stretching from Currumbin Creek in the north to Wyberba Street in the south the area is easily identified because of its headlands that project into the beach. At the beach front, Elephant Rock and Currumbin Rock enclose a discrete surf beach. Currumbin... Continue Reading →

A Exotic History: The Moulin Rouge

The second industrial revolution saw a time of frivolity unfolding in Paris. With electricity being rolled out across the city, cabarets like ‘Le Chat Noir’, ‘Le Miriton’ and ‘Les Folies Bergères’ were established and offered a place for aristocrats and workers alike to relax and enjoy themselves. https://youtu.be/08aHwv_O_Xk These venues generally settled in Montmartre, at... Continue Reading →

Stripping in the age of the Me Too movement

New book gives insight into the stripping industry in Australia At a time when women’s rights are being highlighted daily in the media, Paid To Dance: Asha's Story Part Two offers a comprehensive insight into the stripping industry, allowing readers to make up their own minds about whether it is liberating or degrading to women,... Continue Reading →

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