Tag: female rigger

Unexpected Shibari

When Tanya was hired, I immediately disliked her. We were fine without her, and she didn’t mix with the group. There were nine girls in the office, and we were all friends, with similar lifestyles, ideas, and hobbies. Tanya was not like us; not at all. I have to admit she was the perfect person…
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Mistress Silk Candy

I’m a biologist. Therefore, I work in a laboratory. It is a well-paid job, and everyday is a challenge to my abilities. On the other hand, it is competitive and stressful. Everyone wants your job, and you have to work really hard to get a promotion. That is, you must deliver the best results, or…
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Unlocked Memory

I had an unlocked memory from the time I was twelve. We were playing some silly game of spaceships and laser beams. After all, we were all fans of the new Star Wars trilogy. I used to play with the boys because, even though I liked dolls and pony toys, I was a big girl.…
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A Shibari Pioneer

I always felt I had the spirit of a pioneer inside of me. I love to explore unknown territories, either physical, emotional, psychological, or sexual. The emotion of discovering something completely new, of going where no one has gone before, is one of the most exhilarating feelings, at least for me. I didn’t know I…
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Shibari as a Personal Prowess

I wanted to be the only one. I know it doesn’t sound good. I know many people will say that such an attitude is possessive, unhealthy, and a sign of insecurity. And yet, many of those same people would also want to be the only one. Because, when you’re in love, in love like you’ve…
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Butterfly

Butterfly is a female rigger and model who lives in Utrecht, The Netherlands. She regularly teaches workshops there, or wherever they call her around Europe. Butterfly bondage journey began a decade ago and brought her to Japan, England, Germany, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Sweden and Spain. While she was in Japan she took lessons with…
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Gender Equality in Ropes

Gender equality in ropes is a topic worth discussing. Since we live in a sexist society that holds men and women in different positions, shibari, with its foundation in the binary opposition between dominant and submissive, might appear problematic to some. We are used to having doctors and female doctors; electricians and female electricians; while…
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