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Positive Action for Consent

Positive Action for consent or PAC is an extension of the safety check myself and WykD_Dave have in place for when we play, I am sure there are many other who do similar checks during play. I wanted to write a bit more on it, particularly in relation to consent during play. Having a [...]

By | 2017-09-03T22:03:03+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|Pain Processing, Performance, Risks, Rope, Rope Article, Rope Bottoming, Safety|1 Comment

Interview: Featuring Gorgone

How do you identify with Kinbaku ? Kinbaku started as a curiosity, quickly turned into a passion and became my whole life. 
This question makes me realise it became my environment to a point that I somehow don’t think about that question anymore. It is difficult for me to answer… 
Kinbaku is everything to me [...]

By | 2016-11-01T21:02:55+00:00 March 14th, 2015|Interview, Masochism, Rope, Rope Article, Rope Bottoming|6 Comments

Preparing for Rope

The success of your rope experience as a bottom is often dependent on your frame of mind, how you are feeling and how open you are to the experience. This is easier said than done at times. There are techniques you can use to assist with this and you might already do them. Just like [...]

By | 2015-01-03T15:05:24+00:00 January 3rd, 2015|Rope, Rope Article, Rope Bottoming|1 Comment

Connection

Connection is the new buzzword in the rope community at the moment, all the cool kids are using it. Sometimes taught as Ichinawa, a technique which is often taught with one rope to simplify things and break them down, but can be applied to all bondage. What is connective rope? Well, it's doing rope with [...]

By | 2016-11-01T21:02:55+00:00 November 9th, 2014|Risks, Rope, Rope Article, Rope Bottoming, Safety|0 Comments

Bondage Expo Dallas 2014

I have tried to write this blog several times and come up blank, nothing I write will ever come close to this experience and the wonderful time we had with such amazing people. Our sincere gratitude to our wonderful hosts and friends for treating us to an unforgettable week, one that has left us thirsty [...]

By | 2016-11-01T21:02:55+00:00 May 25th, 2014|Event, Rope, Teaching|0 Comments

Rope Bondage References

References are a valuable tool for keeping you informed, aware and safe when considering playing with others. I cannot recommend getting references enough, although they are often overlooked and not used enough when considering tying with new people. I think that rope tops should vet bottoms and bottoms should vet tops before playing, shooting, and [...]

By | 2016-11-01T21:02:55+00:00 May 4th, 2014|Rope, Rope Article, Rope Bottoming, Safety|0 Comments

Mentors: The Good and the Bad.

A mentor is someone experienced who can share their knowledge and guide the development of another less experienced person. In terms of rope, I really feel there is not much benefit in rope tops mentoring rope bottoms, there may be some but if a rope bottom is looking to learn, develop and grow with a [...]

By | 2016-11-01T21:02:55+00:00 March 8th, 2014|Rope, Rope Bottoming, Safety|0 Comments

Evaluating Your Rigger

Please see comments below for Italian translation. Translation by RedSabbath of Kinbaku Luxuria. Before you evaluate your rigger you need to stop and evaluate yourself. You are what will keep you safe, ultimately you can only rely on yourself. Know your body’s limits. You do not have to be an experience rope bottom to know [...]

By | 2016-11-01T21:02:55+00:00 October 26th, 2013|Rope, Rope Article, Rope Bottoming, Safety|1 Comment

BOUND September 2013

BOUND was an amazing eve to the London Festival of the Art of Japanese Bondage 2013. If you have not been in a while or have not been at all, you need to attend. The Flying Dutchman has completely transformed into a kinbaku haven nested in the London suburbs. An elegant stage, simple and effective [...]

By | 2016-11-01T21:02:55+00:00 October 17th, 2013|Event, Performance, Rope|0 Comments