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unnecessary proscriptions -- on the persecution of homosexuals the world over

How unfortunate.  For anyone who is interested in what caning looks like, you’ll find plenty of examples on YouTube. I would, however, advise against it unless you are cursed with the same morbid (and unfortunate) curiosity about the darker sides of human nature, and its evolutionary/cultural causes, that I seem to posses. 693 more words


May 22, 1856: Senators Will Be Senators

It all started in the Senate chamber in 1856 when Senator Charles Sumner, a Massachusetts Republican, addressed the Senate on the explosive issue of whether Kansas should be admitted to the Union as a slave state or a free state. 380 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Shariah court in Indonesia sentences gay couple to caning

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — An Islamic Shariah court in Indonesia’s conservative Aceh province has sentenced two gay men to public caning for the first time, further undermining the country’s moderate image after a top Christian politician was imprisoned for blasphemy. 650 more words

International News

Sissies In Service

Sissies In Service: A Tale of Domestic Servitude is the latest frilly femdom fantasy from Miranda Birch. Susan learns all about her old friend Arabella’s new life-style on a visit to her friend’s luxurious house. 265 more words


'Not a must to substitute caning with extra jail'

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

A heroin trafficker appealed against the extra jail time he received in lieu of being caned, and had his appeal thrown out. 521 more words

Current Affairs

Jail terms for those excused from caning should not be ‘automatically’ raised: High Court

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: A convicted drug pusher serving a 20-year sentence lost his appeal on Tuesday (May 9) for an additional 30-week jail term to be set aside. 352 more words

Current Affairs

Weekend Happenings - Apple and Fennel chutney recipe

Well as predicted I couldn’t keep up with daily blogs but I am happy because it got me back towards blogging regularly.

We had a lovely weekend with Mr HG home. 543 more words