Category Archives: Sensuality

{Lovely}

I prefer to describe myself using this word if only because ‘beautiful’ is overused and almost borders on conceited; my opinion, obviously, feel free to disagree! Granted, all of us ladies in this little world must be boastful to an … Continue reading

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{Kallipygian}

Greek word for “beautiful buttocks” The Romanized version of this word is spelled with a ‘c’,┬ábut the first time I came across it was in an historical text written in Greek (which lacked a ‘c’ in their alphabet) so this … Continue reading

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{Hedonist}

“Voluptuaries of all ages, of every sex, it is to you that I offer this work; nourish yourself upon its┬áprinciples: they favor your passions, and these passions, whereof coldly insipid moralists put you in fear, are naught but the means … Continue reading

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Everyday Sensuality

I read this Thought Catalog article, 18 Things Everyone Should Make Time For Again, back in November and I’ve been planning a post about it since then. I was surprised to see most of my habits on there. Taking the … Continue reading

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{Courteous}

“Passion and courtesy are two polar opposite traits that serve to balance each other into a full-bodied whole. Without socialization, passion is a crude barbarian, and without passion, the elegant and polite are dead. Allow both passion and courtesy into … Continue reading

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The Art of the Courtesan

Sex is an artform that needs be cultivated and honed, not shamed and disregarded to the rubbish bin. Sensuality is key in getting the most out of sex, experiencing the totality of this wonderful force of Nature without which none … Continue reading

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Nothing new under the sun

I visited a museum today, here in my new city. Since I’ve been here, it is my fifth visit. I absolutely adore it. I’m not sure how it compares is square footage with the Art Institute in Chicago, it is … Continue reading

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