Posts Tagged ‘domestic punishment’

One of the main traditional implements in English domestic correction is the slipper. The term slipper covers everything from the humble carpet slipper, which is a very mild implement, to a plimsoll or much used by yours truly the deck shoe. The following snippets from the DJB archive illustrate its use. Mary B said, describing […]

In 1976, Spain became a democracy and had to catch up with modern Europe fast. There was suddenly a lot of interest in Spain’s hidden world as it had been under Franco’s dictatorship. On story that emerged was the domestic correction known as the courtyard chair punishment or outside of Spain the Spanish Chair. This […]