Callie By JOpen – A Review by Jenna-G


We have a new toy reviewer here on the Nice ‘n’ Naughty blog! Can you all give a warm welcome to Jenna-G! Jenna has written a glowing review for the new range of toys from Jopen, the beautiful Callie range. Carry on reading for Jenna-G’s review…..

Jopen is a brand you can rely on for top quality, well made products, their newest offering, Callie, a vibrating wand, is no different. The packaging emphasises this point, a simple yet classy white and gold box, it has a sophisticated and elegant feel to it. The front of the box has a window to see the toy through and opens as a magnetic door, the toy itself lying on a black background next to a USB charging cable.The reverse of the box details all you need to know about the toy itself, being both informative yet subtle.

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My other half said he thought it looked like a perfume box, so you could definitely say it’s ‘gifty’, it is presented in a nice box, and it actually really would make a lovely gift for a close friend or loved one.

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Callie is a gorgeous wand, white and gold with a gemstone button. The main body is made of premium silicone, luxuriously smooth; tapering wider to quite a triangular shape at the point of use then rounds off toward the tip. This little rise on the shaft is the bit you would hold against your clit area as that rise gets comfortably in there and ensures the clit gets maximum vibrations. The handle is a golden cap of metal which twists off to plug in the USB cable. However, despite the twist-off handle, Callie is most certainly waterproof, I did worry that some water would get in when I washed it but thankfully no, when I took the cap off the innards were safe and sound.I was completely safe to charge it up for its first use. Also worth mentioning is that it doesn’t need too long to charge up, just two hours for a good bit of play time, always a welcome point in a rechargeable toy!

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Wands come in many sizes and Callie is, for me, a good size; it hasn’t got a long handle, itisn’t too burdensome or heavy, the handle in your hand will only reach half way, the other half you’ll be holding is the start of the silicone shaft, it’s not too long, but then it’s not too short you need to fiddle around getting it in place, I like the size of this.Personally, I feel it’s just right.

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Watch the Callie Vibrating Wand video on You Tube

To turn on the vibes there’s the cutest button! A gem stone set in a frame of white against the gold – really nice touch, very cute. The handle is very comfortable to hold, the big button easy to cycle through the seven different vibrations and speeds. The size does not impact its power, this packs a punch and the seven choices to choose from deliver excellent heights of orgasmic bliss. I wasn’t expecting it to be as powerful as it was, but it is very strong, you get really great vibrations from this combined with the smooth silicone which is gentle against your skin, I would give this 10/10.

I’m very impressed with the whole package, it really is a very nice piece of work, loves it!

You can buy the Callie by Jopen Luxury Gemstone Vibrating Wand online here or from our adult stores nationwide.

with love 2016

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Sqweel Go – A Review by Jenna-G


First off, the packaging is really cute, like so innocently cute; simple, very subtle with nice corresponding colours to the toy. The box has a window so you can see the toy straight through the packaging which is always a good feature as you can see at first glance what the toy looks like, its size etc.

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When I first saw it, I thought the Sqweel Go looked like a little pin-wheel, windmill, or water-wheel, it actually looks like a toy that you could find in a kids’ toy box! Because it looks so harmless, it’s completely unintimidating, and for those who aren’t too clued up on their toys – it’s extremely easy to use. Once you realise it’s a sex toy, you understand immediately what the toy is designed to do – it’s not rocket science – the wheel goes around and around, the little ‘spokes’ keep licking at your clit, until you cum! There are 10 silicone ‘tongues’ going around, with 3 speeds to choose from, and there are also 3 different patterns for different moods – You control these with the one and only button on the toy; you have to cycle through them to get the setting you prefer but it is easy to do.

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Ok, so that’s the gist of what it’s supposed to do – but what does it actually feel like?!
Well, actually, really quite nice! Do not go in dry whatever you do or you’ll ruin it for yourself, use a good dollop of lube and get it on your clit, play about with the speeds & patterns until you get the one you like and off you go! Just hold it in place until you cum… it’s that simple! The tongues are super-soft and really do feel like little tongues, except they do not stop, or get tired – they keep on going and going!

The Sqweel Go is rechargeable and comes with its USB charging wire.

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Watch the Sqweel Go in action on You Tube

 

All in all, I’d say it was a fun toy to use solo or with a partner, the silicone ‘tongues’ of the Sqweel do something no human tongue ever could! The price is a little high, I’d say, but it’s different to petty much every other toy I’ve seen out on the market, so it’s certainly worth a try!

You can buy the Sqweel Go online here or from our adult stores nationwide.

with love 2016

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Satisfyer Pro 2 – A Review


The Satisfyer Pro 2 has been causing a HUGE splash in the Nice ‘n’ Naughty stores with both staff and customers alike! We asked one of the staff members from our Bangor store to let us know what they thought of the toy and below is the glowing review!


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At first look I really liked the packaging, it is classy and very subtle, it is not obvious it’s a sex toy as it doesn’t have any of the ‘loud’ pictures some intimate toys have! The price is very reasonable; it is a top quality toy and feels very durable.

The Satisfyer Pro 2 may seem an unusual looking toy to some folk, but to others this toy may look mighty familiar. Yes this does look quite similar to one or two other toys out on the market. However, it certainly gets the curiosity piqued with its statement of having the best technology, and being the most intense toy! The advert also stated it was great to use in water – I love playing with toys in the bath (solo) or shower (with hubby) so this was a must to try out.

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First off, yes it does look and sound odd and to feel the sensation of the toy on your hand (or other body part) does not do the toy justice, you really need to get it right on your clit! The toy is designed in a way that is very easy to hold. It has a comfortable handle that sits nicely in the hand, just the right size to keep the toy in the right place. You rest the ‘head’ of the toy onto your clit and just keep it there until you cum, and that does not take long at all, this baby is fast at doing its thing! Seriously, no wiggling it about or rubbing it up and down, just keep it there and the job’s done! It sure lives up to the name ‘Satisfyer’! (sorry that was too obvious!), and it actually it is a versatile toy, solo or with company, you can hold it, he can hold it, she can hold it, whoever! – It’s so simple to get that orgasm any one can make you cum just by holding the Satisfyer Pro 2 against your clit!

There are multiple (11 IIRC) intensity levels that you can control with ease with the oval button on the back, just press it repeatedly to cycle around to the setting you feel like using. When you are in water, such as a bath or shower, the toy feels different, more intense, so try out all those settings, many pleasurable sensations are to be had!

What does it feel like?? You know, I can’t quite describe… it does not vibrate against you, there’s movement but it’s more sucking, caressing sensation, very hard to describe. It’s gentle yet intense; it really needs to be felt as it’s really quite indescribable! The orgasms I get from it don’t feel forced, like I sometimes get with a powerful and intense toy such as this. Even with other gentler, less powerful toys my orgasms can feel as though they are sometimes missing something, but this delivers the whole package, a natural, long, intense orgasm in a very small amount of time.

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Obviously, this is completely waterproof, very easy to clean – the little head pops off and you can give it a good scrub. There’s no battery openings as it’s rechargeable – an excellent bonus!  Leave it charge up and you get a good amount of playtime with it – much more than you’d possibly need for a couple of orgasms anyway!😉

with love 2016

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Lingox Triple Extreme Edition Male Masturbator – A Review


The male toy market is a hard one to crack and really let’s be honest, when it comes to boys toys there’s not a whole lot of variety. Sure we have cock rings, anal toys and the good old fashioned male masturbator but attempting to find a toy that isn’t a copy of something you already own is no mean feat. Understandably trying to stand out in the smaller male market is a hard thing to do, so when Net  1on1 announced a toy that was going to shake up the male toy industry I’ll admit – I was a little dubious.

Until I got the toy.

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The Lingox Triple Extreme Male Masturbator really is a toy like no other. It’s a masturbation sleeve, with a stick out tongue and an anal toy built into the end which can serve as a handle. Intrigued? I certainly was.

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Bright vivid packaging catches the eye straight away

 When you first look at it, the packaging is crisp and stands out due to the triangular shape and bright colours.  I’m a sucker for packaging (as the poor hubby who’s been forced to listen to some terrible music simply because I liked the CD cover) so I was instantly impressed, if I was browsing through a toy section this is one box that would make me want to pick it up and examine the product.

I made sure and read the instructions (I honestly can’t help myself – even though it was pretty self-explanatory) and got the toy out. The unit itself is a really good size coming in at just  under 11 “. (similar in length and girth to another very popular male masturbation toy that sounds like Blesh Might) so the bigger guys won’t have to worry about it not being able to accommodate them. The main difference with the Lingox Triple Extreme Male Masturbator is the tapered end. This can serve as a handle during use or if you’re looking for something a bit different can be used as an anal toy due to the ribbed effect. It’s also the only toy on the market with a stick out tongue made from the amazing re-evolution skin material, which if you’ve not had the joy of feeling – is a brilliantly life like material that quickly absorbs warmth and enhances the realism of the toy.

All these facts are fun to talk about but the real question still hasn’t been answered – it is any good?  Because this toy boasts 3 main features I’m going to break it down and talk about each one –

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The Sleeve – I’m guessing the majority of people who buy this toy will be more interested in putting things into the toy than using the anal feature so I’m really happy to say that the re-evolution skin material that Lingox have used is fantastic! It’s very much up there with the big brand names in terms of realism and you can change the level of suction really easily. The opening to the toy is quite tight, but that is definitely not a bad thing. You do need to use a healthy amount of lube to save off on friction burns, but as with most sleeves once you’ve figured out how much lube suits your personal tastes, this wont be a massive issue.

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The Tongue – WOW!!!  The tongue feature of the toy is pretty much unlike anything else I’ve seen on the market before. It feels very realistic and as stated above – put some lube on the tongue and you can easily tease yourself (or your partner). You can even use the tongue to help apply lube to yourself. It also massively enhances the oral feeling of the Lingox and pushes it further up the list of unique male toys.

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The Anal Toy – This is going to be a 50/50 for some people. The insert-able part is solid plastic so has no flexibility to it at all. If you enjoy softer toys or the jelly toys then the anal part of this toy won’t be for you. However if you are a fan of harder toys then you will love this! The toy has a spiral ridge on the end which does add some amazing sensations during play and I think because of the rigid nature of the anal toy these ridges really feel like a unique feature. Again plenty of lube required! It’s a fun way to add a partner to the play by letting them be in control of the unit so you can’t tell if they’re going to use the sleeve part or the insert-able part and any toy that you can use with a partner is always a good thing in my opinion.

Personally I loved the toy, as a sleeve it was brilliant and the tongue is a fantastic addition that really helps to set toy apart. The anal feature is a fun addition, personally I really liked it, but I can understand why for some the toy would never make it near their bum due to the lack of movement.

Lingox Triple Extreme Edition Male Masturbator is one of those toys that the longer you have it, the more you’ll find ways to adapt it to your individual play style. If you’ve always wanted to try an anal toy, but were too embarrassed this is a great option for you as it looks like a masturbation toy so adds a nice level of discretion but honestly – once you’ve used it once I can see this being a frequently used addition to any toy collection.

with love 2016

 

 

 

 

 

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Favourite Couples Toy? Lets Ask The Shops!


Nice ‘n’ Naughty doesn’t just have a brilliant website – we also have some brick and mortar stores you can visit! The shops are always happy to help and as they have a lot more interactions with customers on a daily basis I thought it might be fun to ask them some of their opinions and see what they think!

As you may have guessed – we’re all big fans of sex toys here, but sometimes it can be hard as a couple to find a toy for BOTH of you to enjoy playing with.

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So I thought it might be fun and interesting to ask the shops; “What are your Favourite Couples Toys in the store?”

 Below are some of the replies with the reasons from the shops themselves.

Nice ‘n’ Naughty Bangor
27 High Street, Bangor, LL57 1NP – (Follow their twitter here!)

ToyJoy Designer Edition – Hero

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Hero can be used in any way – as a traditional cock ring or a vibrator for vaginal or anal stimulation, small enough to carry around yet not too small that’s it’s too fiddly to work or keep hold of.

 ToyJoy Designer Edition – Helix

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Lots of fun for couples – he can keep control of the vibrations she receives – this can even be used out & about.

WeVibe 4 Plus

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As the Helix (above), this is a fun toy for couples to use together or even apart as this uses apps to keep in touch.

Nice ‘n’ Naughty Chester
127 – 129 Brook Street, Chester, CH1 3DU (Follow their twitter HERE!)

 

Lelo Lyla 

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You can have fun out and about as it’s a remote control toy.

ToyJoy – Wonder Wand 

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Male and female wand attachments fit this very powerful toy.

 Fetish Fantasy – Vibrating Strap On

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While he is being penetrated the vibrating bullet stimulates her clitoris, it’s really comfy and easy to wear. Good size toy and the bullet is pretty strong!

Electrastim – Flick Duo

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Two way electro sex where you have to be TOUCHING each other! Great solo – but much more fun together!

We-vibe 4 Plus 

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Bluetooth app so he can control your pleasure near or far.

Nice ‘n’ Naughty Liverpool
16 Colquitt Street, L1 4DE (Follow their twitter HERE)


Well today I sold a couple a Sqweel for her & a Fleshlight for him & suggested they could use them on & with each other. The couple were really happy with that idea!

Rocks Off Ro- Duet Remote Egg

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Use at the movies, out for dinner or when you’re shopping…split up…..hit they button & wait for the squeal so you know she’s in the bean aisle.  Get it bean aisle??

Screaming O – O Yeah Vibrating cockring

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A little something, something for them both.

Nice ‘n’ Naughty Southport
53 London Street, Southport PR9 OTH (Follow their twitter HERE!)

We Vibe 4+

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Simply because both partners genuinely use it together and both get stimulation from it! Plus – Bluetooth!

Screaming O -Double O8 Cockring

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A vibrating cock ring that they can turn round and both get stimulation!

We-Vibe Tango

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A really strong rechargeable bullet to use on each other (and they can use it in the Double 08 to give the cockring more power!)

Nice ‘n’ Naughty Warrington,
Unit 5, Crown Parade Warrington, WA1 2AE (Follow their twitter HERE)

 Lelo –  Hugo Prostate Massager 
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The vibration on it is absolutely amazing, really powerful. It comes with a remote so the partner can be in control, and not only can it be used for prostate use, it can be used vaginally.

Hero cock ring by Designer ToyJoy

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 It’s not only a cock ring but a couple’s massager, as it can be held in place for a few different positions and includes diagrams inside the front of the box. A good price for rechargeable waterproof toy, too.

 Helix vibrating egg by Designer ToyJoy

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This toy is not only a traditional egg but the “remote” vibrates as well. It’s really quiet, you can change the batteries for on-the-go use and is ideal to be used by lesbian couples as its sort of 3 toys in a one;  an egg, a vibrator, and both. Can be used both at the same time with a little bit of control fitted in. And of course the vibration can be turned off on the remote for more discreet use outside.

Nice ‘n’ Naughty Wigan
Unit 7 Queen Street,Wigan, WN3 4DY (Follow their twitter HERE)

 WeVibe Passionate Play Kit

 

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It’s so totally worth it to get the kit over just the We-Vibe as the We-Vibe brings people closer together with the illusion you’re not using a toy, and also you get the tango in the kit for like£20 and it’s an amazing bullet!!

Eclipse Cock Ring by Luz

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It’s a lovely cock ring with good power, a nice lightshow haha and it comes in a really sturdy nice box meaning its ideal for a gift

 Wireless vibrating eggs (any brand)
Ideal for couples who want to experience a little role-play without using bondage (someone in control, someone under control) or who want to play outdoors. It’s exciting!

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As you can tell above, some of these items are available on our website if you don’t like to  go outside (i’m very much that type of person) or alternatively pop into your local Nice ‘n’ Naughty and see what they suggest!

As always – we would love to hear your thoughts – do you agree with the list? Do you disagree or do you have a favourite toy with your partner? Let us know in the comments section below!

 

with love 2016

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My Life Part 2


The Nice ‘n’ Naughty blog has the great honour of having another post from Debbie; our guest blogger. Debbie will be giving us an insight into her life as a cross dresser in her special blog posts.

In her second  post Debbie discusses language and what she feels is in a name.

Please read, enjoy and comment.

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MY LIFE  – Part 2

 

So, what’s in a name, and what does it mean anyway?

Transgendered, cross-dresser, transvestite (and the derivatives TV and trannie), trans-sexual, and many more are all used, let it be said, more-or-less without distinction by people, often outside of this very broad community, in an attempt to pigeon hole us into manageable concepts. Now there’s nothing wrong with that, and we all do it in various ways. But it leads to confusion, and a confusion not helped by the fact even within the community we are not certain about these terms ourselves. In what is already a grey gender area there are overlapping uncertainties of meaning. My own thoughts, based on personal sentiment and experience may, or may not, help the situation. First of all a clear distinction must be made between those of us who, by choice (if indeed that is always the case recognising that there can be powerful psychological imperatives) elect to live all or part of our lives as women, and those who find themselves physiologically between the sexes, sharing attributes of both. The latter form, in many respects, a different category on which I cannot make informed comment. Of the former groups there, as with all communities, a wide range of behaviours, thoughts and living styles. It is invidious to categorise, but such is the currency of the vocabulary that some attempt has to be made to define them. What follows are merely my own reflections, so feel free to challenge them as you will.

Transgendered can be taken to include those who are physiologically identified with both sexes in one form or another.  Whether they choose to live as either, or indeed neither, is not simply a matter of ‘cross-dressing’ or anything of that nature. There are however those who, whilst exhibiting no physiological attributes of the other sex have a strong and genuine emotional prompting to assume that role and in doing so embark on a programme of gender re-assignment. This can be either by means of surgery or hormone treatment, often accompanied by counselling and advice. These are major changes in the way that life is conducted and those who embark upon in should be applauded for their courage and determination to set right what they see as a wrong.

So some extent the term trans-sexual invades this above territory but a clear distinction between the two cannot be made. To many the terms are synonymous, and it might best to keep them so.

This brings us to the term transvestite. Frankly I think it a ghastly term; it has a harshness of pronunciation that makes it sound cold and even hostile. In many ways in marked contrast to what it actually means to those who see themselves as such. It smacks also of the intolerance of earlier decades and is almost pejorative in its use. Its derivative, ‘trannie’, is an interesting term. Some do not like it to be used, regarding it as an insult. Some do not. I fall into the latter category. It has a ‘softness’ to its enunciation that overcomes the problem of ‘transvestite’, and if some see it as a term of abuse I suggest that, as the black community did with the ‘N’ word, we reclaim it for ourselves. But, given all that, what does it mean? It is one of the most widely-used terms to embrace the community but it differs from trans-sexual and transgendered in that is not necessarily accompanied by any attempt to change the physical character of the body in any permanent form. Surgery and hormone treatment do not, in this definitional sense, apply to this category. These are men and women who choose to dress either permanently or occasionally, in private or in public, in the clothes of the other sex. Cross-dressing is a very similar term, again barely distinguishable from it.

‘Drag’ is an altogether different matter. I suggest it has less to do with gender issues, in the sense I describe them above, than with theatre. There is of course nothing wrong with that but, and rather sadly, for many people outside of the community this is the idea they have of what we do. Nothing could be further from the truth! In many cases we seek not to display ourselves in such dramatic terms but to merge quietly into the general mass of the population, passing as members of the opposite sex. There are of course some cross-dressers, transvestites, call them what you will, who do seek to draw attention to themselves. So again the distinction is not altogether clear.

This is not the arena in which to discuss motivation: that goes far beyond my expertise, and I can only speculate on the basis of personal experience.  Some of my thoughts have been related in the earlier contribution and what motivates me is the great sense of calm satisfaction in recognising who I truly am as Debs. I live the life of a woman and do so without reservation or regret and indeed with a degree of genuine pride in what I do. Assuredly I have not gone along the pathway of surgery or hormone treatment but that is partly an ‘age’ issue and if I were much younger (all this has come to me late in life) the options might be more appealing. I do not exhibit myself in a spectacular fashion, although I do like to be fashionable, and fall into that group who are for the most part happy to merge, unquestioned, into the population at large; content to shop, travel, lunch out etc. I am however not blind to the fact that upon closer inspection I am not, shall we say, all that I appear to be Happily this has never caused me any difficulties, indeed quite the opposite, and people have been politely curious about me, almost always courteous and sometimes pleasantly intrigued. For me it has been a very positive reaction and one that has given me some genuine hope in human nature, even the world of officialdom (passport and security control at airports, the police and NHS) have been heart-warmingly helpful and never obstructive,. I am however only too well aware that this is not everyone’s experience.  I guess what I am trying to say here is that I have been very lucky indeed and, equally importantly, do not take my good fortune for granted.

Love Debs xxx

with love 2016

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Sparkle Weekend


 

If you are a loose end this weekend and looking for something fun to do it’s the annual Sparkle weekend in Manchester!

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For those who don’t know Sparkle is the national transgender celebration is the world’s largest transgender event. For the last 14 years they’ve been celebrating with the trans community in July in Manchester, UK and this year they are following the success of the Sparkle Fringe events and expanding the celebration to last a full week!

Over the Sparkle Weekend people can celebrate with music and events, if that’s not enough there are talks and workshops that are all FREE to attend so even if you’re counting the pennies, you can happily attend!

As the amazing Sparkle website says – (the link is HERE if you want a mooch)

The Sparkle mission is to promote a positive public image of the trans community within society. The aim is to build confidence and resilience, to develop understanding and cohesion in society and to challenge stigma.

The Sparkle event attracts trans people and trans allies locally and from around the world. We showcase trans and trans ally entertainment during the weekend, and we host free educational talks on trans related issues.

The celebration takes place in Sackville Gardens, in the Gay Village in Manchester, UK. This choice of venue provides a safe place for trans people. The event has the support of Manchester Council and local businesses.

If you’re not able to get on the website, here’s a breakdown of the events that are happening over the weekend – with this much variety there’s definitely something for everyone!

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7th July

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

TWILIGHT PEOPLE: THE EXHIBITION TOUR GOES MANCHESTER UoM at MediaCityUK

7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

ELEANOR CONWAY’S WALK OF SHAME Bandit, Mugger & Thief

8:00 pm – Late

‘RHIANNA’ AND ‘BEYONCE’ – COMMERCIAL R’N’B G-A-Y

8:00 pm – Late

THE MAPLE CLOUDS Bandit, Mugger & Thief

9:00 pm – Late

KARAOKE WITH ROXY RIVERS Village Showbar

9:30 pm – Close

CABARET WITH CHERRY & COCO POP Centre Stage

All Day –

OFFICIAL, UNOFFICIAL, ALTERNATIVE SPARKLE Bandit, Mugger & Thief

 

8Th July 2016

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

SPECIAL CHINESE MEAL Peking Court Restaurant

7:30 pm – Close

THE FREE SPIRITS Bandit, Mugger & Thief

9:15 pm – Close

IRISH SPARKLES 2016 – THE TACKY TARTS The Molly House

9:30 pm – Close

VELVET MUSIC Velvet Bar

10:00 pm – Late – very late

DISCO AND PARTY MUSIC WITH BRENDA LABEAU EVA

10:00 pm – Late

GUEST DRAG SHOW BY THE GLITORIS GIRLS Village Showbar

 

9th July 2016

10:00 am – Onwards

SATURDAY BRUNCH Bandit, Mugger & Thief

11:00 am – Late

BUCKS FIZZ BREAKFAST Delicatezze

11:00 am – Close

SPARKLE COCKTAILS Delicatezze

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

CREAM TEA Via

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

MEDIAL PANEL 3rd Floor Conference Room

5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

KARAOKE WITH KIRA Churchills

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

PRE QUACK WITH CHERYL ROLEY EVA

9:00 pm – Late

JORDAN GRAY ON Bar

9:00 pm – Later, much later

COMEDY NIGHT ON Bar

9:30 pm – Close

VELVET MUSIC Velvet Bar

10:00 pm – 3:00 am

DANCE WITH MISS STAR Churchills

10:00 pm – Late

POWER BALLADS EVENING Delicatezze

10:00 pm – 3:00 am

GIRLS ON FILM – 80’S NIGHTCLUB The Deaf Institute

10:00 pm –

SATURDAY QUACK WITH DJ MURRAY EVA

10:00 pm – Late

HOUSE SHOW TEAM Village Showbar

 

10th July 2016

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

CHURCH SERVICE Manchester Cathedral

11:00 am – Late

BUCKS FIZZ BREAKFAST Delicatezze

11:00 am – Close

SPARKLE COCKTAILS Delicatezze

12:00 pm – 10:00 pm

SPARKLE SUNDAY ROAST Delicatezze

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

CREAM TEA Via

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

JAKE GRAF’S TRANS CINEMA 2nd Floor Group Workroom

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

VILLAGE BAKERS – TASTY TREATS Sackville Gardens

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

QUEER OF THE UNKNOWN LGBT Foundation

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

VELVET PRESENTS MARIA Velvet Bar

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

SPECIAL CHURCH SERVICE Metropolitan Church

5:00 pm – Late

DRAG KINGS Churchills

6:00 pm – Late

SUNDAY STUDIO EVA

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

SPARKLE INDIAN MEAL Asian Fusion

7:00 pm – Close

SUNDAY SASS WITH MISS BLAIR – THE QUIZ Bandit, Mugger & Thief

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

KITTY TRAY’S BINGO Centre Stage

8:00 pm – As late as possible

UNOFFICIAL CLOSING PARTY The Goose

10:00 pm – Close

KY KELLY – AN UNFORGETTABLE NIGHT OF CABARET GOLD Thompsons Arms

10:00 pm – Late

HOUSE SHOW TEAM Village Showbar

11th July 2016

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

SING AND SPARKLE 3rd Floor Therapy room

7:30 pm –

MINGE ON THE FRINGE Bandit, Mugger & Thief

8:00 pm – Close

SKINT BarPop

10:00 pm – Late

MONDAY MAYHEM WITH KRYSTAL KANE BarPop

 

12th July 2016

9:00 pm – Late

SWITCH WITH GISELLE Kiki

9:00 pm – Late

KARAOKE WITH ANGEL DELIGHT Village Showbar

 

13th July 2016

8:00 pm – Late

‘THE VILLAGE HAS TALENT’ COMPETITION Village Showbar

 

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As a company we love to promote events that help communities and that’s why we’ve created a promo code to ensure that if you do want to go, you’re able to get your outfit with an extra 10% discount!  Just use the promo code – SPARKLE on the website http://www.nicennaughty.co.uk

We’re on Twitter and Facebook as well – so if you go this weekend, make sure to facebook and tweet us with your pics! We’d love to know your weekend goes!!

with love 2016

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The Sex Factor – Episode 3 Recap


 

First things first – massive apologies for the HUGE delay in getting these recaps out! It’s been a bit of a combination of lack of time to sit and actually write them out and something happens in episode 4/5 that left me feeling really uncomfortable about the show and whether I wanted to continue to recap the show or not… suffice to say – I’m going to go ahead with the recaps but I will talk about why I debated giving up the recaps when the time comes. (I bet you are all DYING to know what happens in episode 5 now!!)  So without further ado and only 3 weeks late – here’s the recap to episode 3!

The show opens with it’s usual “cumming up” and shows a few snippets from the upcoming episode. It looks like it’s going to be a bit more of a hard core episode than the previous 2 have been which considering it’s a porn show was a long time cumming. (Sorry couldn’t help myself). After showing pretty much the whole episode in 2 second clips we join the contestants and the judges all chilling in the Sex Factor House. Tori Black informs the contestants that this episode is called – Back To Basics. The premise is simple. They will be teaming up the contestants in two’s to perform a scene. The judges will watch and score and the person with the highest score wins. Seems simple enough, but then again this is reality TV and nothing is ever as straight forward as it seems! The judges also drop a bombshell and announce that both Sydney and Barry have left the competition. They give no indication as to why they have left but do treat us to a hand graphic of them with big red X’s on their faces – Kieran then announces that this week will be a double elimination. That’s what you need on a porn set – pressure! (Side note – it looks like the contestants have had makeovers, which I am so unhappy about! I LOVE make-overs, you should see me when Biggest Loser does make over week. I literally sob for an hour and a half while trying to talk myself out of cutting a fringe in my hair like Jessie J.)

Hero & Ali

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Our first two contestants to shoot their scene are Hero and Ali, from the second their segment starts you know it’s going to be a good one. Both look like a perfect match for each other, it’s being shot outside by the pool and Remmy La Croix is going to help direct the scene for them. Ali has changed the pink from her hair to darker browns and it’s looking really nice on her. The scene they shoot looks really good, lots of different positions and Remmy gives some fantastic advice to both contestants to help make sure that they are really working the time they have and pushing their scene. It’s all going well until Hero can’t quite finish and give them the money shot they needed. Still, the contestants talked highly of each other, both seemed to have a great time and even Remmy was happy with how it went. All in all – good job guys! The whole thing goes without a hitch – well minus the important shot.

Sunny & Blair

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O.M.G! SUNNY WHAT DID YOU DO TO YOUR HAIR?! Not going to lie – was LIVID when they showed Sunny minus the long hair, which considering he is my favourite boy to win put me in a foul mood. The rest of his scene didn’t really help matters either.  The segment with Sunny and Blair (my two winners!) starts with Kieran staring at Sunny and informing him “You have to get a hard on for Blair. If you don’t…..” So instantly the pressure is on for Sunny. We cut to the judges who will be watching the scene – my Queen – Asa Akira and the doubter Kieran Lee. Asa says that she has high hopes for the scene while Kieran really isn’t sold and says as much to the camera. Blair walks out looks AMAZING in a white body stocking that shows her figure off and really pop’s, Kieran and Asa spend a bit of time commenting on how nice her vagina looks and other things… (There are things that I never think I’ll write in my life. This episode really helped me to tick about 10 of them off the bucket list!) We get started on the scene with a close up Sunny talking about how he’s going in with the warrior’s spirit and how he wants to give them a good scene. Now here’s the thing, even as a 1st grade homosexual I can see that Blair is hot, she’s well up for everything in this competition and really she oooooooooozes sex appeal. I’m beginning to think that there’s a lot more going on off camera than we are lead to believe because even down to the music – there’s a weird vibe to the show (that will continue to episode 4 and 5.) especially when it comes to how the boys are performing. The scene goes off, Asa gives Blair some advice and Blair talks to the camera about how they had decided to go full dom/sub with their scene and she was going to completely submit to him. Sadly Sunny just couldn’t rise to the occasion. It’s all really uncomfortable and isn’t helped by Kieran being (in my opinion) a bit of an arse to Sunny. Saying things like “Sunny mate – you’ve gone down quicker than the titanic and it’s a bit pathetic mate” really isn’t going to do anyone any favours. Kieran continues to be a dick Sunny, which in turn puts more pressure onto Sunny. (I’m totally putting it down to his hair cut). Kieran gives Sunny a quick walk through on the best way to dom, Blair gets very into it and…. Sunny still can’t get it up. Short version – Sunny can talk the talk, he just over talked the idea and he couldn’t perform.

 

The Colonel & Kayla

Lexi Bell is the judge watching this scene and she’s super excited. She’s giving them both advice, the Colonel is stood there rotating two snooker balls in his hand and Kayla says “I couldn’t really focus on the Colonel. He has some really nice balls in his hand.” Yup. The scene starts and they really do get down to business quite quickly. I’m not big on picking up on chemistry, but these two did have some quite obvious sexual chemistry with each other. (I’m just going to say it though – watching the Colonel having sex really does make me a little….uncomfortable. I don’t know why, but it is always just a bit cringe worthy.) They get the pop shot (+10 point to the Colonel though, only boy so far who has!) but they do talk about how quick the scene was and how fast the colonel finished.

 

Buddy &  Kaelin  

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So this is the first time these two have ever had sex with each other on or off screen.  Remmy and Lexi are the two judges who are overseeing this one and from the second the scene starts, things are a bit weird. Buddy comments that Kaelin was shaking like a life while they kissed and after a few seconds the girls stop the scene to talk to Kaelin. They ask Kaelin if she’s ok to continue with the scene and she says yes, but Buddy’s VT tells a bit of a different story and he informs us that it’s really killed it for him. What follows is a bit of a car crash. Kaelin’s worrying, Buddy’s worrying – nothing rises to the occasion. Both start profoundly apologising to each other, but really the damage is done and the scene is pretty much dead in the water. They call quits on the scene and both Buddy and Kaelin feel terrible. (I actually felt really bad for Buddy cause he did take a lot of the blame himself and did his very best to make sure that Kaelin knew it wasn’t her.)

The Colonel

 

Donnie & Adrian

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So Adrian is now rocking some orange hair. That’s pretty much the only positive about the next 5 minutes of footage. Tori Black is their judge and even she comments in the opening VT that the whole thing was a car crash. I was actually able to feel the tension in my living room watching this bit and it made me so uncomfortable I had to pause the show and make a cuppa. There’s zero communication between the two, zero chemistry and zero hard on. Yup – another boy fails to deliver the goods. There are no pointing fingers here, because it really does take two to tango, but week 1 – Adrian couldn’t fake an orgasm, fully clothed. Week 2 – Adrian was picked out as being uncomfortable in the photo-shoot (and was a shoe in to go until Veronica Vain walked) now week 3 – she’s still uncomfortable and it’s passed to Donnie. Although to be honest Tori did sort of try to say that Donnie did well with the circumstances at first, then as soon as she talks to Adrian she pretty much turns the tables and says that it’s all Donnie’s fault. Bit of a weird u-turn, but there you go.

Jonny & Dani

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Well if you thought the last scene was weird – you’re in for a treat!! I’m not a huge fan of Dani, she reminds me of that crazy kid in class that would poke frogs with a stick. (yes I know – shady queen – you just remember this line when I get to the end of the recap!)

As with the last scene there’s a weird atmosphere here. Dani is clearly very excited at the idea of getting to do a scene with Jonny. She talks about his rather large member and how excited she is to see it. Kieran is on set again to help “motivate” the actors. He does the same line about how best to go down on a woman and make sure that you’re still getting the camera angle. Dani giggles like a crazy lady the whole time he’s talking. We cut to a VT of Jonny saying that he had to repeatedly ask her to STOP putting her tongue down his throat; you can see when he’s kissing her that she looks like she’s trying to tickle his lungs. (Considering the importance placed on kissing in week 1 you’d think Dani should know that it’s something to make sure and get right.) Sadly Jonny can’t rise to the occasion – (running theme in this week’s episode) and Kieran suggests they try it in soft-core format so it just looks like they’re having sex. Dani isn’t overly impressed with this as she thought that all you had to do was touch a man on the leg and he’d be ready for sex. Kieran tries to talk Jonny round, but still not happening. As the pairing comes (I know, bad pun) to a close Jonny quite bluntly tells the audience that if he’d had a different scene partner he would have been able to get hard. OUCH!

And that’s a wrap with the scene’s – really underwhelming, I can imagine the frustration of the female talent, but it’s nice to show that it’s not as simple for the boys to just turn up, get hard and play.

The judges sit around on high directors chairs, looking all cool and discuss the scene’s that they’ve seen. Kieran mentions the Blair kissing thing and clearly seems to lead to the fact that she wasn’t very good but all the other judges just say how hot she is. They carry on talking about the rest of the scenes – Adrian and Donnie get a special mention as Tori Blacks labels their scene the most uncomfortable experience she’s ever had.  If Adrian doesn’t go this week I’ll be amazed!

THE ELIMINATION!

No voting from the fellow contestants this week. Instead after a dramatic line up, the contestants are told that if their names are called forward they got 6 lowest scores.; the names called out are –

Donnie – Kieran isn’t sure how he managed to get it so wrong this week.

Adrian – Asa informs her that the judges need to feel something from her and she needs to try and be a bit more vocal in her performance. (Sorry this is a total understatement)

Sunny – The judges felt his ego got in the way of his performance.

Dani – Lexi tells her that she crossed the line by repeatedly ignoring her scene partner’s wishes and making him uncomfortable. (Really glad this got brought up and not glossed over)

Jonny – He’s blatantly there because of Danie – there’s NO negativity given to him, just praise.

Kaelin – Her discomfort is becoming painful obvious and it’s even making the judges uncomfortable.

Tori Black informs Sunny and Dani that they are going home. I am GUTTED!! Absolutely LOVED Sunny (I even follow him on twitter) so I’m devastated that he’s been kicked so early, don’t get me wrong I fully understand it but BOOOO L Dani….. she’s not happy. She even asks the judges “Are you serious?” followed by the best crazy eye I have ever seen on my 32 years on this earth. What follows this elimination can only be described as the infamous Tyra Banks meltdown on steroids.

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The judges give the two eliminated contestants a quick breakdown as to why they are going, Sunny’s is his inability to get an erection and Tori really drives home to Dani that crossing a person’s boundaries on set is just unacceptable. (her crazy eye’s get crazier here). The contestants are asked if they have anything to say and Dani instantly says that she doesn’t remember crossing any boundaries. Tori isn’t giving this up and outright says that if she can’t remember crossing any – that’s the problem. She wasn’t listening to her partner. Sunny just says thank you. (Love you Sunny!!) The two eliminated contests leave…… and we cut to Crazy Town. Main resident – Dani Darko.

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Dani is in a bathroom, having a very loud, very crazy lady breakdown. Lots of “I MADE THAT SHIT” *banging on chest* “ME!”” *banging on chest” Blair is clearly on the crazy lady patrol and is doing her best to calm down the hot mess in the bathroom while Dani hisses about how lucky everyone was to see her lady bits. (her hair is covering her eyes, but I know they’re crazy right now) Blair tells Dani that she really respects her as a person and that of course they were lucky to get to have sex with her – which unleashes CRAZYLADY LEVEL2!! This involves using the voice from the Exorcist while jumping on the spot hissing/screaming/crying “they didn’t though – I HAD TO FAKE IT. I HAD TO FAKE IT! I HAD TO FAKE IT!!”  At this point Blair is clearly thinking that she drew the short straw and should have told Adrian to come here (although I think Dani might have eaten her). Sadly Dani’s mind ha snapped at this point and she just keeps looking at Blair (and now Kaelin) and mutters/hisses/crazy-laughs/sobs at them. Having hit our yearly crazy levels we cut to sunny who’s just sad and leaves the house.  (check out the link to the video below for this melt down in all 2:30 of it’s glory)

CRAZY LADY HERE

End. Of. Episode.

WOW!! Weird episode – I honestly thought Kiaran would be nicer to the male contestants, but I really thought he was a bit of a dick to them. Adrian has survived another week (HOW?????) and my favourite male went home – farewell Sunny! I’m not going to mention the crazy melt down again – but I am going to watch it about 100 times on youtube, show it to my husband and inform him that if he doesn’t buy me tickets to see Cher this will be how I react.

What did you all think? Let me know in the comments below!

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Looking For A Winner?


The ETO show is now a bit of a distant memory for us all, but now that the confetti has settled, the hangovers have been beaten and everyone’s feet have had a chance to recover, it’s time to look at what everyone was at the awards show for – The Winners.

This post is all about the sex toys so I won’t be going into details about who the best suppliers were etc. This isn’t to take away from them – everyone deserved their awards but I made a wild guess that the majority of you would be more interested in the toys that won!   So without further ado; here’s a little breakdown and a few links if you are interested in buying yourself an award winning toy!

Best New Female Product – Doxy Die-Cast Massager

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We’ve seen a massive rise of wands lately and for a wand to win Best New Female Product just goes to show that wands aren’t going anywhere anytime soon.  There’s quite a few of the Nice ‘n’ Naughty stores currently have these in store and if they haven’t, I know that they would be happy to order them in. Until then – we’ve got a link to the website HERE for the award winning Doxy Wand Massager.

Best New Male Product – Fleshlight Quickshot

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Aah Fleshlight, I’ve been a huge fan of the whole brand since I bought an IceJack and was really happy that they have another award under their belt. The truth is that for the male toy market there really isn’t a whole lot of variety but Fleshlight has managed to keep true to their roots and design something that is portable, easy to use and has a brilliant price. I’ve heard some brilliant feedback on these from some of the customers I’ve spoken to (and one member of staff). You can easily pick these up in store or HERE if you aren’t close to the stores.

Best New Couples Product – RO-Duet

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This was one of the toys that Good Housekeeping reviewed and here’s what they have to say; “Designed for couples, the RO-Duet consists of a unique soft egg and vibrating wireless control. It offers users 10 powerful vibration settings, which can be controlled from up to 10 metres away using two buttons on the remote. Our testers were surprised to find that this vibrator was enjoyable to use with a partner and noted that it helped them to orgasm quicker than usual. However, many found the buzzing noise it emits annoying.”  The colour is lovely and really anything that you get to use WITH your partner is always a bonus. Pick it up from the website HERE.

Most Innovative New Product – Jack Socket

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I’ve read some brilliant reviews of the Jack Socket – and again it’s nice that there’s another male toy out there that’s just a little different. Awards are nothing new to the Jack Socket either, this humble little toy also won The 2016 Adultex Award for ‘Most Innovative Male Product’. The only drawback is that you will need to buy yourself an Electrastim kit, but when you know that you can get a double award winning toy go with it – it makes parting with the money a little easier. Pick one up HERE.

Best New Product Range – King Cock

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Stop picturing a cock with a crown. These dildo’s really do need to be seen to be believed. They’re gorgeous and come in 3 separate colours (flesh, black and brown) and a whole multitude of sizes. They also come with or without balls. (I’ve had ex’s like that.) The toys feel brilliant, have a great amount of flexibility and are strap-on compatible. Really there’s not a whole lot more you could want from a dildo. Pick them up HERE.

There you have it. The 5 Award Winning Toys from the ETO show. We would love to hear your feedback on any of these so drop us a line in the comments section.

with love 2016

 

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Jamesey’s ETO adventure


The 12th of June was quite a big date in the adult industry calendar, it’s the annual Erotic Trade Only Show – or ETO for short. The show is an industry event where suppliers from all around the world come to showcase their stock and debut their new lines to their peers in the industry. There’s also a very glitzy award show in the evening where the industry votes for what they think are the best brands, suppliers or new products. It’s pretty much the Oscars for the UK Adult Industry, and for the first time in my career working within the adult industry – I was there!!

I knew I was attending about 2 months ago, which obviously meant that I had to lose about 12 stone, gain killer abs and get the most perfect suit that would make people weep at my rugged and masculine beauty when they saw me. I’m sure you can imagine my surprise when two days before I was due to go, that I had managed to gain 6lbs, the closest I’d gotten to killer abs was a Bel Ami DVD and I still had no suit. Thankfully the hubby was feeling very generous with his credit card and after a very stressful shopping trip I not only had a suit but something to wear for the Sunday part of the show. (I also had a KFC…. I like to eat my feelings.)  This was followed by a frantic bag pack the night before and setting my alarm for a 6am start on Sunday.

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Many thanks to Violet Fenn for this pic.

After an uneventful drive down to Birmingham with my colleagues I arrived at the NEC in Birmingham. I got the chance to give hugs to some people that I’ve not seen in years from other Nice ‘n’ Naughty stores and we were ushered into the reception to be given our ID badges before entering the centre. This is where I managed to spill my coffee on my very nice, clean ID badge that I would be wearing all weekend. (Seriously can’t take me anywhere!)

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The entrance to ETO

I did a very quick walk round the whole of the NEC just to try and get my bearings and take it all in. Who knew that many sex toys in one place would be so colourful?!   There were a lot of companies that I knew and a few that I had heard of and one or two that were completely new to me, so I was pretty excited to meet some new people and see what was coming out this year.

My very first stop was the Blog Spot, which was set up by blogger extraordinaire Cara Sutra – I had been excited to go there as this is all still really new to me and I was excited to meet people who not only knew what to do, but how to excel at it. I was lucky enough to meet Voluptasse who was so welcoming and had a couple of really nice words to say to me (and she even made sure I got a goody bag!) – I have to say that this was one of the highlights for me and not just because I got this amazing pic taken while I was at the Blog Spot.

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This is one of my most liked photos on facebook!

After all that excitement, I decided to go see a few of the stalls, introduce myself and see what was coming out this year. This is where I discovered that I should have added business cards to my list of things to take with me.  I really enjoyed the walking round part, its fun to be able to walk round stalls and see things that are going to make a splash in an industry I’m excited about and to be able to speak to people who have the same passion as you.

I bumped into a Gladiator on my wanders,

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This is SPARTA!

 it’s really not every day you get to write that) who was in the Scala Stand to show off his range of (beautiful!) crystal butt plugs.  The Scala Stand was absolutely amazing – not only did they have some amazing items on show, a great atmosphere but they also had a free bar. (I stuck to coffee! I like to be 90% caffeine at all times)

From here I was led over to the fashion show; I suddenly felt like Wilhelmina Slater ala Ugly Betty, models were working it up and down a catwalk, showing off the star outfits from the clothing suppliers who were in attendance. I also managed to sit down for a minute and take the weight off my rapidly aching feet.  From the fashion show it was time to do the rounds again and I walked over to see Rocks Off and their amazing new Ruby Glow. Next was  the lovely people at Net 1 on 1 who were show casing some amazing items from Loving Joy. They had a brilliant game of Dildo or No Dildo and for all caffeine lovers – free energy drinks from the new male toy range Lingox. I took about 6! (This blog is actually being powered by my last can.)  After seeing some great new ranges that are coming from them I wandered over the E-Stim stand, where I not only got an amazing greeting from all but a bag of pick n mix! The E-Stim stand was great and they have got a new item coming out at some point this year! (No spoilers from me!)

I popped to see Bathmate (there’s actually a big review of their kit coming next month!) to see their new jelqing lube and from there I went  to see ABS who were rocking a Jo Bar. cocktailsI had a GORGEOUS cosmo shot with lube and vodka but sadly before I knew it, the show was coming to an end and people were making their way homes.

Luckily I was attending the awards show that night, so I bid farewell to those I knew were going home and tottered over my hotel room. Where I sat down and kicked off my stylish yet affordable shoes. I had just under an hour before I was due to go over to the awards show, so if you can imagine a Wonder Woman style change (or just me spinning on the spot trying to put a suit on while singing the Wonder Woman theme tune- whichever is easier) I was suited, booted and ready to go.

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I don’t mess about when I’m getting changed

The ETO Awards show was something else! Everyone looked absolutely stunning; there were suits and dresses galore! The show is done in two parts – we had a sit down 3 course meal. Each course was amazing – I’m not the best of cooks (my favourite dish to make is called justeat.com)

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You don’t get heavenly puddings like this in my kitchen!

After this the awards show started – I was a bit apprehensive about this as Nice ‘n’ Naughty were up for an award for the Best Retail Chain and Best Individual Store (Liverpool). I actually felt like I was at the Oscars and had been practising both a Halle Berry style speech and making sure I didn’t do a Sheridan Smith if we didn’t win.

 The Winners of each category are below –

Best New Female Product Doxy Die-Cast massager
Best New Male Product Quickshot
Best New Couples Product RO-Duet
Most Innovative New Product Jack Socket (Electrastim)
Best New Product Range King Cock
Best New Lingerie Range Dreamgirl 2016/2017
Best New Playwear Range Kink
Best Consumable ID Glide
Best Fetish Products Brand Fetish Fantasy
Best Pleasure Products Brand Rocks Off
Best Luxury Brand Lelo
Most Innovative Brand We-Vibe
Best Sexual Wellbeing Brand System Jo
Best Consumable Brand ID Lubricants
Best Lingerie Brand Seven til’ midnight
Best Playwear Brand Kink
Best Fetish Products Distributor Mister B
Best Specialist Products Distributor E-Stim Systems
Best Pleasure Products Distributor ABS
Best International Distributor Scala Playhouse
Best Lingerie Distributor Kevco

Before long our category was up – Best Retail Chain. The nominee’s were listed, time slowed and through what can only be described as slow motion the words “Best Retail Chain are *10 year pause* Nice ‘n’ Naughty” were spoken. There was whooping, there was smiling and most importantly there was a huge sense of pride and humility. We had been voted the best retail chain by our peers! The Operations Director gave a quick speech thanking everyone for voting for us and we were given the award and a bottle of champagne before having our picture taken for the ETO magazine.  We got back to the table as Best Individual Store was announced – it wasn’t the Liverpool store but that didn’t take away from our Best Retail Chain win!  We went through the rest of the awards show buzzing and clapping as the following awards were handed out –

Best Retail Chain Nice ‘n’ Naughty
Best Individual Store Sh! Womens Erotic Emporium (Hoxton Square, London
Best Specialist Retailer Uberkinky
Best Online Retailer Lovehoney
Best Erotic Author Tabitha Rayne
Best Erotic Journalist Girl on the net
Best Store Manager Tracey Whitmore
Best Sales Team Creative Conceptions
Best ETO Stand Net 1 on 1
Best use of Social Media Doc Johnson
Best Trade Marketing Lelo
Editors Award John Addy

 The rest of the night was a bit of a blur of dancing, laughing, selfies and one too many shots.  (I am partial to a sambucca).

The Monday was upon me before I knew it and despite having a somewhat fuzzy head I was still excited to go round and see the stands that I had missed the day before.  The atmosphere was certainly more tame than the Sunday, but powered by 3 cans of the Lingox energy drink and a handful of pick n mix from the E-Stim stand (I missed breakfast) I had a walk about again.  I had a chance to see the Mister B stand,  fucking machines and had a look around the Cyrex stand and had a chat about the Jack Socket. I got to see a brilliant stall for The Bondage Guy who had some of the best candles I’ve ever seen and in pretty much every single colour as well!

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I can sing a rainbow…..

The Monday was a much more of a fragmented day for me, partly due to being so tired and my feet were pretty dead by this point so when we decided to head home around 4 I was sad to be leaving because I’d had such a wonderful time, but I was ready for my bed!

All things considered this was easily one of the most exciting things I’ve done in any sort of professional setting or industry setting. I always knew I worked in one of the most exciting and friendly industries around but to be surrounded by everyone for 2 days really was nothing short of amazing for me. I am literally counting the minutes until next year, where I will have lost 12 stone, have killer abs and a suit that makes everyone weep. Failing that – I’ll just wear more comfortable shoes.

with love 2016

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