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A series of data disasters

Posted at 10:06 on 15 Jul 2020 by Pandora / Blake

Meme image: The Count from Sesame Street saying One disk failed! Two disk failed!Shooting porn generates a lot of data.

For years I bought another cheap external USB hard drive every time my storage filled up. I meant to sort out proper backups, but I never got round to it. I had loads of duplicate data on different drives, I couldn't afford the storage to back it all up without de-duping, and I didn't have time to de-dupe.

You can see where this is going.

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Tags: learning curves, personal, technology

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Pillow talk

Posted at 17:00 on 23 Nov 2018 by Pandora / Blake

I'm writing this from bed. It's comfy here: I have a pile of pillows my partner affectionately refers to as "pillow mountain". I was meant to have a fluffy blanket, but my cat has claimed it and is kneading it with a kind of orgasmic bliss. I wish I felt that good. 

Bolstered by pillows, it's time for some real talk.

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Tags: activism, capitalism, chronic illness, health, personal, radical rest, self-care, work

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Meet the real me

Posted at 11:00 on 4 Oct 2017 by Pandora / Blake

Blake, Pandora

This year has been one of great transformation. At times it's felt as if my whole life has been thrown into the air, and I've been waiting to see which bits would land. As if all the things tying into my sense of self have been laid out on the table, and are up for examination to see whether they still serve me and whether I want to keep them. It's been a time of great positive change, and a time of loss. Healthy loss - letting go of things I was attached to which weren't working any more - but still, it's added up to a lot of upheaval.

One of the things that's been going on for me this year that I haven't talked about here is my gender.

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Tags: coming out, gender politics, genderqueer, non-binary, personal, queer

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Flickering

Posted at 20:59 on 23 Jun 2016 by Pandora / Blake

"Are those 'ows' real 'ows'?" my top asks in concern, resting the tip of the cane on the bed.

"No. Well, yes, they're real as in it really hurts, but it's the difference between owwww!" (high pitched squeal) "and 'Gerroff, you fucker'." I twist around and look at him through my eyelashes. "Basically if I'm still being cute, I'm consenting."

"Aha." He smiles, and picks up the cane.

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Tags: cane, consent, D, empowerment, Felix, hand spanking, helpful tops, kink, m-f, negotiation, personal, pleasure spanking, teaching, thigh spanking

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