Last weekend I posted a very drunken Audioboo as I stood outside a beautiful estate house in the country, inside which one of my closest (and youngest) friends was dancing with his new bride. In this Audioboo I claimed that I would edit the Church of England Marriage Service to demonstrate how little of it I’d include in my own wedding ceremony.
As it turns out, the full Marriage Service is rather long, so I’ve selected a few excerpts to illustrate my point. Continue reading
Posted in Articles & News, Humour, Life Lessons, Personal Experiences, Philosophy, Politics, & Society, Relationships & Dating, Writing/Writing Exercises
Tagged audioboo, Church of England, consent, God, husband, marriage service, wedding, wedding ceremony, wife
This morning I was linked to a BBC news article from 24th April 2013 titled Sex consent could still lead to rape charge, judges say. The piece discusses a case in which a man and a woman engaged in consensual vaginal intercourse without protection, agreed to on the basis that the man would withdraw before he ejaculated. He did not, and the woman became pregnant. Four high court judges claimed that due to his actions “her consent was negated” and argued that the situation therefore “falls within the statutory definition of rape.” I am not going to argue that this man was in the right; although I am hesitant to use the word ‘rape’ his actions are at the very least immoral, unethical and a completely disgusting thing to do to anyone. I am glad the woman involved called him out on this, because it is an utterly inexcusable thing to do. But still – rape? Continue reading
Posted in Articles & News, Personal Experiences, Philosophy, Politics, & Society
Tagged debate, Forrest, hysteria, media, news, paedophilia, pedophilia, rape, society, Stammers, trigger words, Yewtree
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Daddy brought me rock from the seaside; I purchased polka dot panties; I re-dyed my hair bright red; I have a new chair in my dressing room; what exactly was I supposed to do if not play pin-up? Continue reading
Posted in Fiction & Erotica, Photography, Sinful Sunday
Tagged girl, photograph, pin-up, polka dots, redhead, rock, seaside, Summer, sun
This week it has become abundantly clear that to my old friends I am indeed, old news. Fair enough really; I rarely see them, and I don’t make much effort to see them, but that certainly goes both ways. And it’s not like I ignore their calls; I made the awkward ninety-minute journey out of the city to wish them farewell on their gap years – I do still care for these people! Basically, whilst I am well aware that we are no longer tight, I was under the impression that we were at least still friends. The kind of friends who hug at gatherings and share updates on our lives, and will go halves on a bottle of wine.
There are two sides to this story; there is the side wherein I was disorganised, Continue reading
Last week on Bad Porn Club, I mentioned that I have a fetish for brutalist architecture. I’m not sure exactly how we’re defining ‘fetish’ at the moment; some say it’s simply being turned on by something inanimate; for others a fetish is something a person needs (to at least think about) in order to get off. Well, my ‘fetish’ for brutalist architecture isn’t particularly overwhelming; I can come very easily without thinking about it; in fact, there are only a handful of masturbatory occasions when my mind has wandered to the harsh concrete lines. But, regardless of whether you call it a fetish or not, I have a thing for brutalism. Continue reading
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Tagged architecture, atmosphere, beach, brutalism, kinks, seaside, sunshine
Daddy took me to the churchyard to kiss me. His lips took mine as they aren’t supposed to; devoured my mouth. Pulled my head back, and dipped into me. Shook me with the shame.
It wasn’t enough. In the dappled sunlight the unchaste kisses of his only daughter whet his appetite. His mouth a line. Grin, fierce.
Down the stone steps. I imagined being pushed, into the concrete. Angles in my back, against my head, my neck – already bruised by his wanton fingertips. But he took me further, and pressed me into the rough brickwork. I moaned into his mouth as he bit my kiss and choked me. As my pulse choked back. Continue reading
Posted in Fiction & Erotica, Kink, Fetish, BDSM & Other Transgressive Sexualities, Personal Experiences, Photography
Tagged BDSM, brickwork, bruise, church, Daddy, photograph, tears
For four years exactly – from March 2009 to March 2013 – I identified, almost unquestioningly, with the term ‘submissive’, as a noun. ‘A submissive’. That was me. It sat right, it turned me on, it gave me what I wanted, and it represented me in a way I could communicate to others. I don’t know exactly what happened in March this year that made me stop and think, but almost over night it changed. I woke up and I no longer felt like a submissive. That’s not to say I woke up feeling dominant; there was just something about the term that no longer fit. And even now, three months later, I couldn’t say with complete certainty why it happened. Continue reading
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Tagged descriptor, identity, kink, labels, photograph, Submission, submissive