"There is no coming to consciousness without pain"
Well, I just got here. That's not really true anymore, but all this still feels new and exploration-worthy to me.
I'm not really good with this whole 'talk about myself' affair, so if you'd want to know what, why and how I got into all of this, please read the story of my personal ascension.
I definitely seem to have developed a passion for body suspension. And because this community seems to be THE place to be to live that passion, I decided to join your little world here. I want to learn as much as I can about it.
No Forum - but I like getting messages. And don't be afraid of the tracking thingie; it doesn't bite.
12/24/2009 | 12 comments
I really like the Christmas holiday period. As always, I'm spending the holidays with family and really love it. It's the only time of the year where everyone is coming together once again (we all live scattered across various countries). It certainly feels good.
I just want to say "thank you" to all my 'virtual friends' from this community who sent cards, messages and packages! Much appreciated! And I hope I was able to put some smiles on faces as well.
Much love to everyone!
12/6/2009 | 0 comments
Went to see Rammstein the other night - in France, of all places. It's really strange (but fun!!) to see all those French people (trying to) sing along to the German lyrics :). The show was amazing and spectacular, as always. Fun times!
I managed to sneak my new camera past security and was able to snap a few good pictures and video (sample here - right-click and "save as", as it is 500MB!). Hooray for it being so nice and small! Anyway, I just love how good this thing is performing in low-light conditions like at suspension events :). Now I only need to learn how to use it properly. Those manual controls sure demand some skills...
11/24/2009 | 0 comments
I've been unsuccessfully trying to upload the entry I meant to post about the London suscon on the 15th which I attended. Keep getting timeout errors... oh well... Am going to keep trying.
Anyway, I just wanted to say "thank you" to Alice and Benoit for their hospitality and hosting it in the first place.
And I finally fully grasped that suspending from hooks in your skin can be nothing but fun, pure and unbridled - that was a totally new experience to me, and one which certainly will be repeated!
Another 'thank you' goes out to Davide for being my partner in the fun on hooks, Emma for capturing it and anyone else who was there for making this as nice as it was. There's been a few awesome first -time experiences, too :Congratulations to Tom and Emma, among others!
Anyway, here's a few pictures for your viewing pleasure. More (A LOT more) to come as soon as I get this thing to post.... (click through to embiggen!)
11/14/2009 | 0 comments
Had a fun weekend there, courtesy of Alice, Benoit, Davide who I managed to meet there. Wanted to meet more people which unfortunately didn't work out...
Also, drove up to Coventry and met Don - he's someone I wanted to get to know for a long time, from way back when he answered my questions about writing my experience story about my first suspension which got me in here. He's an amazing person, and I'm really thankful that we could chat for some time while enjoying some good cider and typcial pub fare!
And I went on a shopping spree - bought a new bike and a new camera, among other things. Gotta love the low sterling and the VAT refunds! I finally have a decent camera that's capable of a bit more than point 'n shoot shots in bright daylight (the shots below were done without a tripod etc - with my old camera you'd see nothing but noise and artifacts!) Now I need to learn how to use all those manual controls.....
10/8/2009 | 7 comments
Got a few things cool handmade things from Alice for myself as well as deerheart and marple - now I can store my hooks (or less conspicious things) in an appropiate manner (click through to embiggen):
All her crafty things are really well made, and the packaging was hilarious and super-efficient (Job adverts in my field? Hmmmm - should I move to the UK?). Also, best care instructions ever!
Anyway, I' d say a shameless plug for Alice's crafty talents is appropiate here. Should anyone be looking for something special - check out her work!
In other news - I'm going to be in the UK for a week starting Monday - anyone up for some weekend or evening fun in or around London?
And it's my birthday
tomorrowtoday. Not looking forward too much to getting older yet another year - time flies far too fast for my taste.