Fifty Shades of Japanese Grey

So, I came across E.L. James’s erotic trilogy in a Tokyo bookstore the other day – フィフテイ シェイズ オブ グレイ。 It’s kind of exciting actually! I wasn’t sure whether the phenomenon would ever reach these shores. It may be two years since it was first published, but now Japanese girls can meet Christian Grey. I’d love to be able to…

Guilty Pleasures

Though I am currently a writing teacher by trade, I must admit (ashamedly?) that romance novels of the ilk of Mills & Boon have long been one of my guilty pleasures. And while the entire population of the world spent last year being swept off their feet by the phenomenon that is Fifty Shades of…