poetics of gay shame


A fabulous of fable last ever gay shame at the Brixton Academy last night has left me with a full four score odd of stinking specimens.


Thom and Punter at Eau De Maman, Gay Shame 2009

Everyone was asked to make their own mother's 'Eau de Maman' out of the following ingredients:

TALC
MILK
TEA
COFFEE
SHERRY
GIN
WHISKEY
DETTOL
TCP
NAIL VARNISH
NAIL VARNISH REMOVER
COCOA BUTTER MOISTURISER
BREAD
CAKE
GARLIC
LAVENDER
CHOCOLATE
COCONUT MILK
VANILLA ESSENCE
CURRY POWDER
BABY LOTION
BISTO
PEARS SOAP
ELLNET HAIRSPRAY
CHANEL CRISTAL
VOGUE CIGARETTES
B&H CIGARETTES
LIPSTICK
FOUNDATION
FURNITURE POLISH
'ROSE' POT POURRI
ONION
ORANGE
WASHING POWDER

and it has left me with a documentation challenge.