honour

TO LOVE AND HONOUR

I stared at my boyfriend in disgust. The cretin behind me had made an obscene comment about my dress, or more specifically, lack of said garment. The whole nightclub queue heard it, but my errant knight was more concerned with his friend’s critique of Apple versus Android, or Ants versus…

MY SADOMASOCHISTIC KNIGHT IN SHINING ARMOUR

These days the “knight in shining armour” is more like a cheap chocolate wrapped in alfoil; overly saccharine and with a vaguely oily aftertaste. But go back a few hundred years and you’ll find that the truth ain’t so sweet. In 1936 C.S Lewis described courtly love as, “love of…