Long-Distance Discipline – Update

A while back, I indicated that I was about to embark on an experiment with long-distance discipline. I have to say that I have been pleasantly surprised (and, at times, pleasantly sore) so far. As I’d seen before, any sort of regular contact with like-minded people is rewarding in itself in most cases. This is … Continue reading Long-Distance Discipline – Update

Losing It- His Perspective

Her perspective can be found here He watched her from across the table, her small, trembling hands picking the drink up over and over, taking the smallest of sips before carefully setting it back down. There was purpose in everything she did, he realised, even the placement of the glass. Each time she set it … Continue reading Losing It- His Perspective


Why did “humiliation” become a bad word? “Humility” has connotations of virtue, whereas as “humiliation” is more like “degrading” (I suppose “degradation” would be the more accurate word to compare it to grammatically. However, as a scientist, that one has chemical connotations that I can’t get over, so you’ll need to excuse the grammar today). … Continue reading Humiliation

Finding Home

Her thoughts weren’t toiled or roiling, nothing as violent as that. Just gently lapping waves, unrelenting in their movement and somehow completely incapacitating. Her laptop screen remained blank before her, finally giving into the black darkness of electronic hibernation as her mind floated along with the music, each track dredging up new old memories from … Continue reading Finding Home

Window Shopping

It was the umbrellas that drew her attention. Big, beautiful, colourful umbrellas artfully arranged in the corner window. From across the street, it looked as though someone had frozen a rainbow and set it on display. Even through the scaffolding it was brilliant, drawing her closer. As Leah walked along the window, she marvelled at … Continue reading Window Shopping