The Persephone Complex


lifestyle, fashion, and photography blog written by a 23-year-old fairytale heroine with a pistol in her knickers



  • 26th Birthday Wishlist

    It's my birthday soon, and I have huge plans for this new year. The majority of them revolve around experiences, not things, but I still have my eye on a few... Read more

    Posted on 09 January 2017 LIFESTYLE
  • Oral On Your Own

    Oral Your

    *This post contains paid for content, see my PR page for details* I am a collector of sex toys. Going shopping for vibrators and rope is one of my favourite... Read more

    Posted on 06 January 2017 LOVE & SEX
  • Crete Photo-Diary: Agia Pelagia

    Crete Photo-Diary: Agia Pelagia

    Crete is the largest and most populated of the Greek islands. It sits quite alone in the Eastern Mediterranean, separating the Aegean Sea from the Libyan Sea.... Read more

    Posted on 12 October 2016 LIFESTYLE
  • Being Little

    Being Little

    I have only ever called two men Daddy. Neither of them were my father. When I first began experimenting with BDSM, I was much more comfortable with words like... Read more

    Posted on 22 June 2016 LIFESTYLE
  • What It Means To Be Bisexual In A Heteronormative World

    What Means Bisexual Heteronormative World

    I am bisexual. Among my peer group, I am not the only one; women who identify as straight are few and far between. I'm a sex blogger living in a Western city,... Read more

    Posted on 14 June 2016 LIFESTYLE
  • I Have A Rose Gold Watch, Am I Grown-Up Now?

    Have Rose Gold Watch, Grown-Up Now?

    I get sent a lot of really gorgeous stuff as a result of my blog. I have to pinch myself sometimes, even after all these years, when I think that this is... Read more

    Posted on 23 May 2016 LIFESTYLE
  • New Horror Funkos!!

    Horror Funkos!!

    I have a theme for my Funkos. I like themes. I like a certain aesthetic consistency in most things; it helps me bring beauty and a stylised order to an otherwis... Read more

    Posted on 04 May 2016 LIFESTYLE
  • Spring Fashion Haul

    Spring Fashion Haul

    It's been an absolute age since I've done a fashion post, let alone a fashion haul. Lately I've been intentionally buying up new things for spring (and being... Read more

    Posted on 24 April 2016 LIFESTYLE
  • How I Got Rose Gold Hair

    Rose Gold Hair

    If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter you will have already seen recent selfies of me with my new rose-gold, pinky peachy hair. I've been wanting to go this... Read more

    Posted on 18 April 2016 LIFESTYLE
  • Why I'm Quitting Internet Dating

    Quitting Internet Dating

    I've been meeting men and women online for about three years. Sometimes it would turn into a monogamous relationship - but when things ended, I would always go... Read more

    Posted on 03 April 2016 LIFESTYLE
  • Septum Piercing (And Re-Piercing, And Re-Piercing...)

    Septum Piercing (And Re-Piercing, Re-Piercing...)

    When I'm wearing it, my septum piercing is one of the first things people notice about me. I get a lot of lovely comments and questions about it from curious... Read more

    Posted on 01 April 2016 LIFESTYLE
  • Bedroom Jamz

    Bedroom Jamz

    I wrote the first instalment of this post quite a long time ago now. I always liked the idea and kept it in the back of my mind in case I ever wanted to add to... Read more

    Posted on 18 March 2016 LIFESTYLE
  • A Non-Mother's Day


    My mother hasn't ever really been that bothered about Mother's Day. She's the kind of woman that finds meaningless ritual rather tedious, and if gifts or letter... Read more

    Posted on 10 March 2016 LIFESTYLE
  • Emoji Fashion Wishlist

    Emoji Fashion Wishlist

    I don't really buy all that many emoji things, as I'm quite minimalist in my day-to-day wear. I own a lot of black jeans and white shirts, and tend to rotate th... Read more

    Posted on 07 March 2016 LIFESTYLE
  • Geeking Out


    I'm a massive nerd when it comes to many things. Mostly blogging, to be fair, but you all know that already. I've never really "grown up" in the way that most... Read more

    Posted on 02 March 2016 LIFESTYLE
  • A Beginner's Guide To Rabbit Vibes

    Beginner's Guide Rabbit Vibes

    This may comes as a shock to you guys, but this here is my very first Rabbit. Don't get me wrong, I've tried a heck of a lot of sex toys in my time - but I gues... Read more

    Posted on 29 February 2016 LIFESTYLE
  • Lush Spring

    Lush Spring

    LUSH always put on awesome events. I've been to three or four of their blogger/press launches now, and they always take such good care of me and leave me feelin... Read more

    Posted on 26 February 2016 LIFESTYLE
  • How I Edit And Curate My Instagram

    Edit Curate Instagram

    I've always enjoyed reading posts like this, especially from my very favourite-ist bloggers, so that I can try and figure out how they achieve their signature... Read more

    Posted on 25 February 2016 LIFESTYLE
  • Five Things Vegetarians Are Sick Of Hearing

    Five Things Vegetarians Sick Hearing

    I am not, by nature, an evangelical person. I am the kind of person that will quietly enjoy a band or artist for years without ever mentioning them. I am the... Read more

    Posted on 20 February 2016 LIFESTYLE
  • Star Wars Tsums!

    Star Wars Tsums!

    I've been quietly hoping that they would bring out a Star Wars series of Tsum Tsums for ages. When I saw the preview images being released on Instagram a week o... Read more

    Posted on 19 February 2016 LIFESTYLE