The Maven's Private Diaries

The Maven's Private Diaries
Through sharing stories, knowledge and personal experiences, The Maven leads the listener on an informative, evocative and sometimes hilarious journey towards embracing sexuality and mortality.

Susan, The Maven interviews Joan Price, Senior Sexuality Advocate and Author of new book Sex After Grief
Aug 1 • 23 min
How do you navigate the loss of a beloved? How do you know when it’s the right time to reconnect with your body? How do you deal with feelings of guilt and being unfaithful if you find intimacy and/or love again? Joan Price has experienced all of this and…
Would you go to a sexuality workshop? I’m about to, for the very first time!
Jul 18 • 13 min
Despite being a person who is very comfortable with their sexuality and talking about sex, I have never been to a workshop to explore and develop my sexual persona and knowledge. That is about to change with my participation in workshops conducted by the…
Conversations with a Sexologist: sensuality, being your authentic self & how a vibrator can help with your orgasm!
Jul 10 • 33 min
In this episode I am chatting with Richelle Menzies, a Clinical Sexologist based in Hobart, Tasmania. Aside from her private practice, Sensual Potential, Richelle is also the resident sexologist on BENT FM and has been a guest speaker with renown…
The Woman’s Guide to ‘Adult’ Online Dating
Jul 1 • 15 min
My tips for women when dating in the ‘adult’ online dating-sphere. You will hear how I approached writing my profile and I hope you find some valuable lessons in how to write a profile that will attract the right person. Unlike some, I chose to date on an…
BONUS: My wrinkled Dolmio grin
Jun 28 • 3 min
Wrinkles are important and not just to women seeking a youthful appearance. My wrinkles mean something that is unique to my life and to erase them would rub out precious memories. Doesn’t mean I don’t moisturize though, no one likes dry, itchy skin. What…
First time here? Have a taste of what’s in The Maven’s Diary before you jump into bed with me between your ears.
Jun 26 • 5 min
I am not a porn star. I’m a woman who embraces life with kindness, compassion, empathy and lots of bloody good sex. Not looking for fame, just looking to help others lose their fear to try something different in life - except don’t do drugs, that shit is…