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The Importance of Being Naked

As you all know, though my blog is BDSM-centric, I also like to talk about the strands of connections surrounding such a BDSM-centric life – and one of these strands is nudity. 735 more words

The Journey

Hot Stone Massage

We’ve been married for just over a year now and my wife and I went to a spa to celebrate. This is the story of how British squeamishness came to a German ‘Wellness Centre’. 415 more words

Englishman Abroad


naked skin tingles
rays of sunshine or shadows
nature’s caresses

Kim M. Russell, 2017

My response to Carpe Diem #1275 nakedness

In a new celebration episode, we are going back to the summer of 2014 and the modern kigo from Jane Reichhold’s Dictionary of Haiku, one of which was ‘nakedness’ – our prompt for today.


rovik. reads: ways of seeing

The book club met again and this time we chose to discuss the book Ways of Seeing by John Berger. This was a really interesting book… 1,176 more words

Book Review

Finding True Shelter

Beneath our clothes, our reputations, our pretensions, beneath our religion or lack of it, we are all vulnerable both to the storm without and to the storm within, and if ever we are to find true shelter, it is with the recognition of our tragic nakedness and need for true shelter that we have to start. 8 more words



How ironic is it that right after I tell myself I’m going to get back onto a poetry schedule, I don’t post a new poem for a week? Shame on me.


Without Reservations

So, there I was in the yellow room,

with all my fellow actors and actresses

and we are getting changed.

Men, women all in the same room… 144 more words