First of all, I hope that everyone had a lovely holiday, and since it's only the 4th of January, I think I can get away with saying 'Happy New Year' still, so Happy New Year! 2019 was such an amazing year for Parlour Talk - we've grown so much! We've managed to add new awesome (and shiny) stock, triple out Etsy traffic, and we even doubled our sales! All thanks to YOU. So, thank you.
What do you do when you've researched, fact checked, read reviews, and done your deciding, only to find out that your well researched choice was almost the worst possible choice? Well, for starters, you do everything you can not to die. Then you take all of that guilt and self loathing and you chuck it out the window because it is detrimental to your survival.
If you haven't already seen, the Etsy shop has 3 new items as pictured above! The red umbrella pin is our 3rd iteration, and as always once they've sold out that's it, the exact design won't be ordered again. We're slowly expanding our collection of stickers, and we may have just ordered 2 new ones!
Fifteen months have lapsed since I arrived in Canada as a refugee, all of them endured with feverish masturbation. As a refugee one has to endure loneliness, and sometimes flares of chronic back-pain. Where I come from in Zimbabwe, Africa, there is enormous cultural stigma attached to masturbation that writing this piece alone brings “dishonor” to my family. I will go ahead anyway. Opening up is therapeutic.
A Little Break, Crafts, and an Announcement! We announced on Twitter the other day that we’ll be going on a break for a little while – just the store, not the blog. In fact, we’ll be ramping up the blog posts, and aiming to release our very first podcast episode! We’re not sure when the store will be back, but we’ll keep Twitter up to date. We’re going on a break because Eve needs a surgery or 3, and her…