I fell back into my Christmas card-sending habit this year. (Or perhaps it might be more accurate to say the habit fell back onto me, as the unsent cards came tumbling down in a glittery mess from the closet top shelf during a recent attempt at cleaning). A lot can change in a year. Based … Continue reading Glittery Greetings and Gifts of Trust
In my ongoing survey of BDSM non-fiction, Playing Well with Others has by far impressed me the most. Everything about the book- from the content to the typeface to the organisation - I found very satisfying. There are a few questions I like to ask when reading introductions to BDSM that try to appeal to … Continue reading Non-Fiction Book of the Month: Playing Well with Others
I'd been meaning to read a Gor book for a while- and have been reading one for a while. It was slow going, and my predominant reaction is something along the lines of "thank goodness sci fi / fantasy writing has improved in the last fifty years". However, whereas The Fellowship of the Ring continues … Continue reading Book of the Month: Tarnsman of Gor
I sit in the pub with a pint and a laptop, typing frantically, focused on my work, my words. Out of the corner of my eye though, I sometimes see the concerned looks. Sometimes notice the pity. It’s the holidays, and they think I’m alone. I’m not though, not really. I’m with you. … Continue reading Happy Holidays!
At a recent CLASS detention event, we were all instructed to bring a note explaining what we had done to warrant being kept in on a Saturday afternoon. We were also told, as it was December, that allowances would be made for festive behaviour. What did they expect?