Posts Tagged ‘17th century’

Part I The winter got very much worse before it got better and by the end of January their food supplies were low and they were left with only the grimmest fare. It was a situation that did little to aid the humour of Sofia or Ivan and within the confines of the small house […]


Part I Her close fitting breeches were too rough and scratchy to be bourn against her birch ravaged flesh. So despite his appraising gaze she left them off and tugged her shirt low in back in the hopes of preserving her already fled modesty. Even released from the corner more than an hour after her […]


An unusual tune

08Jul14

No doubt this has been seen before but it was new to me. Dopisy V Krajkach (2000) seems to have been a Czech TV drama about the decadence in pre-revolutionary France. The main thrust of the drama, so to speak, seems top be the writing of literature upon the naked bodies of the ladies of the […]


“I like you, but you western men are all too soft.” This was said by a comely Russian blonde in the back of a taxi. Then turning round in her seat to display her ample round jean-clad bottom, she said, “this is a good Russian arse. Only a Russian man knows what to do with […]


The birch has a long history as an implement of punishment. It times past, before the so-called Age of Reason in the late 17th century, the boundaries between home and the workplace were blurred and so too were the relationships and boundaries of the family. Even into the 20th century in England, employees were sometimes […]