By the time you read this 2022 will be under way, but I’m writing it in the depths of the festive perineum - those strange, limbo-like days where we’re all living off leftover potatoes and half-finished tubs of Quality Street, striving to do as little as possible as the clock ticks us back toward real life. Usually for me this period ends with some kind of a party that at my age I’m still recovering from on January 2nd, but like last year this isn’t quite the time for it.
If, like me, you’re not quite sure how to mark the passing of the year in a way that feels meaningful when all your friends still seem to live inside GatherTown and Zoom, our final festive offering of the holiday season might give you some excellent ideas.
Caned at Midnight stars the gorgeous Rosie Bower, last seen at Halloween as swashbuckling pirate queen Rosie the Brave. This time the two performers have a whole different dynamic; they’re a happy couple, looking forward to a quiet NYE at home with a little something extra on top. As the clock counts down and the stripes rack up, it’s clear they’re both having a great time despite Rosie’s obvious discomfort at such a severe caning.
It’s a great start to the year for them both, and the perfect final release for our 2021 lineup - so head over and have a look, and keep the return to chilly January at bay for a few minutes longer.
High dudgeon on the high seas this week as rival pirate queens Rosie the Brave and Banshee Blake have a run-in of truly epic proportions. There’s nothing meek or submissive about the Dread Captain Rosie, for all she’s found herself in a highly compromising position: one rather gets the impression that she’s often bested Banshee Blake, who is clearly half-mad with power at having her counterpart so thoroughly in her clutches.
Perhaps the Banshee really will be Admiral Blake someday, with Rosie’s ship forming part of her piratical fleet. Till then, she has her captive rival to occupy herself with - and plenty of ideas for how to break her.
Chief among them is to transform this former Captain into the Ship’s Wench, tied down and presented for the whole crew to use at their leisure. She’ll be bound there, helpless, as one by one Blake’s men come and pay her a visit. This parting promise particularly caught my attention; many of my own fantasies run along similar lines.
If that’s a predilection you share - or if you simply love seeing curvaceous piratical brats display their ample cleavage and get marked up beautifully by a leather tongue whip - this one’s for you.
We are delighted to feature Rosie Bower in our Halloween special: Captured Pirate Queen.
This is not Rosie's first time on Dreams of Spanking: some of you will know her as Rosie Bottomley. Rosie eagerly offered up her bottom to fight UK porn censorship and took 50 strokes of the cane for our sponsored caning fundraiser.
Rosie has also written stories for Dreams featuring naughty schoolgirls and their punishments. You can hear her tales Head Girl, Stacey's Caning and Lucy's Punishment.
We sat down with Rosie this week to chat all things spanking, and her experience on set with Pandora.
How did you get into spanking and working with Dreams of Spanking?
I’ve worked for various different sites in the past, and it was very exciting to finally get a chance to work on DoS. I’ve known Pandora for a long time, but logistics have never quite worked out for me to appear on the site before now.
It was a particularly satisfying shoot because in addition to this scene, we filmed a couple of others which gave me the chance to play a real range of different characters, from completely rebellious in this scene, to coy and curious in another, to very enthusiastic. That’s something that I’ve always loved about DoS; there’s such a variety of scenarios, with concepts and characters you can really get your teeth into. It always feels very well-thought-out and genuine.
What have you been working on?
During lockdown I’ve mostly been filming with my girlfriend, Nimue. I love novelty and variety, and luckily she does too, so it’s always fun coming up with new ideas for content. I'm very excited to start expanding my horizons again now that things are gradually getting more back to normal, and I have plans to get spanked by someone new very soon, which I'm thrilled about. You can find me on Nimue’s sites: nimueallen.manyvids.com and pocketstars.com/nimueallen.
Tell us about your experience shooting Captured Pirate Queen
The fun of this scene actually started before we were filming, because we both had a lot of fun getting dressed up — Pirate Queen is a big change from the usual sorts of costumes you get to wear for a spanking scene! I was terribly spoiled during the shoot because I always have more fun when I’m comfy, so we spent a while arranging pillows and getting the cuffs just right. We actually started out using a riding crop, but it sprang apart quite dramatically a few minutes in, so we had to switch to the paddle. The paddle we used left really interesting vivid marks — I had these lines of dots where the stitching was, which lasted a very long time afterwards.
I got very into the character, and had an absolutely fantastic time being recalcitrant and stubborn and chewing up the scenery like the villain in a cheap horror film. Pandora couldn’t get me to stop talking back long enough to actually end the scene!
You can see Rosie Bower with Pandora Blake in our upcoming film, Captured Pirate Queen. Available Saturday 3pm BST on Dreams of Spanking.
I have decided I love audio porn. It’s like bedtime stories for grown-ups; all that’s missing is the “are you sitting comfortably, then I’ll begin”. They are perfect for curling up in bed and listening in blissful solitude; whether you’re looking for kinky inspiration for your own partner play, to inspire sexy dreams, or just to stimulate you in the moment. Pandora Blake’s voice is a perfect balance between throaty arousal and moderated calm.
Lucy’s Punishment by Rosie Bower is a delightfully naughty audio spanking story about a schoolgirl who fantasises about being punished by her teacher, Mr Roberts. She decides to make her fantasies reality, and sets about pushing all her teacher’s buttons until she gets what she wants. When her provocation has the intended effect, and he loses his self-control and tells her to see him at the end of school, she spends the rest of the day in a cloud of anticipation.
However, punishment is never what we expect it to be, and when Lucy’s begins by her being made to list her crimes she realises she might be getting more than she bargained for. She is told to lift her skirt, pull down her knickers, and count each stroke. I really enjoyed the part when she finds out that forgetting to count out loud means that she has only extended her punishment.
There is a delicious moment when something in her shifts, and she begins to truly enjoy the humiliation of her punishment - especially when Mr Roberts ups the ante by bringing in other unseen teachers to watch her be caned. She is held in the moment by the pain of each stroke, but at the same time finds herself drifting into fantasy; imagining what else she wishes they were doing.
The glimpse into Mr Roberts' thoughts when Lucy asks for that last stroke of the cane is beautifully done. It gives a window into all the possibilities that might have been, from the perspective of the person who is truly in charge of this situation, in a way that Lucy’s idle fantasies don’t.
When we share Lucy’s thoughts before she makes herself request one more stroke of the cane, it is as if we are somehow watching her evolve. She finds a maturity that involves realising and taking responsibility for her sexuality, her provocative actions, and her sexual future. It really added something to the story, turning a lovely sexy tale into something that sparks something more in our imagination.
This lovely - and very hot - schoolgirl caning story is a perfect candidate for audio porn because it involves so much imagination and fantasy. It's easy for the listener to imagine themselves in the story; although whether you relate more to Lucy or Mr Roberts is up to you.
I wasn’t sure how I would get on with audio porn. As a writer, part of me loves the idea because I’m all about the sexy words - but I know I can be quite fussy about audiobooks. It’s all about the person reading them, the voice giving you the words. The wrong tone and the story is ruined. With the right voice though, it can be a wonderful experience. Audio porn allows you to use your imagination while listening, and it can be a great way to really put yourself in the scene, especially with the intimacy of earphones.
I shouldn’t have worried though. Pandora Blake, who narrates most of the audio stories on Dreams of Spanking, has a lovely voice that seems perfect for audio porn. Head Girl, written by Rosie Bower, is a smart sexy story that gives a twist to traditional school punishment scenes. Head Girl Julie learns she has to punish her friends for various misdemeanours. When her friends refuse to take the threat of her punishment seriously she finds herself getting angry, and decides to make them respect her authority as Head Girl.
The anger she feels gives Julie confidence in what she is doing, and she takes total control of the situation, forcing her friends' obedience to her will. What I really like about this spanking audio story is the way Rosie Bower shows us the thoughts of each person in the scene. It gives us an insight into what makes each character tick, and delves deep into their embarrassment, humiliation, indignation and other feelings about being punished by Julie.
My favourite punishment in this story was Liam’s, the cool guy who thinks he can get away with doing whatever he wants. The story takes on an extra dimension of hotness when it's revealed that despite himself, the humiliation of the situation is arousing him. His helplessness in the face of his body's betrayal and the way Julie uses it to embarrass him further is really hot. I adored Julie’s glee when she learns how much she enjoys administering punishment. There's a moment when she has to mentally remind herself that this exercise is about teaching Liam an effective lesson, and not about her pleasure. It's delightful - and it made me think that actually it seems very much about both.
As a whole, this story is equal parts hot and discomforting. A school story in which some cool, rebellious kids have to resentfully submit to punishment from their teachers' pet friend is one that many of us might be able to put ourselves into, one way or another. The fact that this is an unwanted punishment, which they still find arousing even as they hate it, creates a delicious tension. It also raises fascinating questions for me about about the psychology of punishment and humiliation.
I have to admit that the character I find myself identifying with the most was Julie. I love the way that she reflects on past resentments and jealousies to fuel her determination to carry the punishment through to its conclusion. And of course, I love dishing out a spanking and decorating a bare bum with marks that will leave a reminder to re-enforce the lesson - and the idea of doing so to my squirming friends who thoroughly deserve it is very appealing.
So my verdict on audio porn? I found this story super hot, and I enjoyed the process of listening to it more than I expected. I enjoyed imagining the scenario and Rosie Bower creates some enticing images that will stay with me. I loved was the image of the two girls bent over the desk, and of Liam bending over clutching his ankles, naked, embarrassed and unable to constrain his erection. So sexy.
This post is illustrated with pictures from Head Girl spanking video A Taste of Their Own Medicine, starring Zoe Montana, Jimmy Holloway and Pandora Blake.