Posts Tagged ‘father’

The prurient interest in flagellation and the cloistered nuns goes back as far as the Sisters of Vespa in pagan Rome. Medieval engravings depict myriad floggings of nuns, by nuns and not always in the context of suppressed erotica. If the images above are anything to go then nothing much has changed. Flagellation was thought […]


While we were on sabbatical I watched a great western mini-series on Netflix called Godless. I won’t go into the ins and out of the story here, it is essentially about a mining town populated by widows who are at the mercy of unscrupulous business men and a gang of bandits out for revenge. Michele […]


The introduction music was lively and urgent with bass-driven undertones of peril. As it got to its second bar a metallic 3D banner scrolled across the screen proclaiming ‘Issues Tonight.’ “Hello and welcome to Issues Tonight,” an over smiling redhead with big hair and a clinging green dress said unnecessarily. “I am Mary Tonkin and […]


Tania tugged at the hem of her skirt as she waited at the front gate of the school. At five feet two, nothing seemed to look elegant on her, not even the designer red travel-dress ensemble that she had picked out to wear home. Her blonde untamed shoulder-length hair, just added to the general look […]


Taken in hand

04Apr11

Deborah hadn’t really known her father and yet she missed him with all her heart. His sudden demise less than a year before while on business in Belize had been unexpected and had left her an orphan. At 19, she was too young, in her opinion, to strike out alone and she did not have […]


Whilst digging around for some more Pats and Peeves snippets, this was found. In 1956(?) Mrs W Theigh of Milwalkee, wrote to a US magazine called PIC advocating spanking of adult daughters. She explained that she had recently spanked her two daughters, a ‘late teener’ and another not quite 21, for buying what she termed […]