This Blog Has Gone International

 

So I took a look at my stats just now – it’s something I like to do once in a while, just to gauge how some writings are working for people – and I couldn’t help but notice this blog has kind of gone international, which is really effing cool.

 

I mean, I started out in a dark bedroom, nervous as hell that what I was writing was going to be perceived as weird and naïve. I’m still that way after three years writing here, though less so.

 

Never ever did I think I’d get much of a response from anyone, let alone reach places like Mexico or South Africa.

 

Before I get giddy about all things writing, internet and stats, I just want to say thank you to each and everyone of you. Even if you don’t comment, are shy to comment, whether your English isn’t good (in your eyes) or you don’t know where to start. Thank you, from the bottom of my heart. This support means a tremendous amount and helps me to write, even on my most anxious days.

 

Now, for anyone interested: USA is the biggest source of hits most days, usually followed the UK and Australia. That may or may not be myself and my kitten though. If any Aussies are lurking, please stand up! It’d be nice to connect.

 

Outside of those top three, things vary. I’m not a tech guy, I don’t know what’s a genuine reader or a bot. For all I know, AI could be taking a liking to BDSM and found my blog. There’s a Sci-Fi story for later – an artificial person discovers BDSM and yearns to be human.

 

Anyway.

 

Usually Canada knocks Australia out of the top three, sometimes it’s Germany that takes that place. Spain, Brazil, Portugal, France – these are all places I’d never ever thought I could connect to.

 

I’m not going to delude myself. Not everyone that comes by would like my writing, that’s the nature of the beast. I know this. Still though, I am just like a kid in a candy store, just grateful and giddy and eager to know everything and I’ve always been a bit of a chatterbox despite any language barrier or difference of opinion.

 

So. If You’d Like, feel free to drop by the comments section and say hello. If you are self conscious, feel free to email. If you feel you aren’t good with English, write anyway. I love language, I would work to translate and communicate.

 

But absolutely no obligation to anyone.

 

I’m just happy you guys are along for the ride.

 

Hello, you beautiful international lurkers!

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The other day I was heading over to browse the pages of new followers that find I am worthy of a follow. You know what I noticed? I have people visiting – or bots, this is the internet and I don’t know how it all works – came visiting to my site.

Today, there have been people from the US, Au, UK and even the Czech Republic! Which, to me, is really freakin’ cool. Honestly, I am quite flattered.

Yesterday, there were views from Ireland, India, Germany, Spain –  freakin’ SPAIN. (I am kind of obsessed with the spanish culture, language, etc). I look at this and one part of wonders. I wonder about these sensual people dropping in. I am curious about their minds. Germany, in particular I think, would have a delicious insight into BDSM that I would love to devour.

So two minds are operating at this point in time – one side is thinking Bots or some kind of mistake, the other is mindful of those that want to lurk, for whatever reason. If it is the latter form, then I want to thank you guys for stopping by.
At the same time, I don’t want anyone ever to feel like they can’t talk about something because their kink or ideas make them the odd one out. Sometimes I feel that way with some of the pieces on my blog – did I go too far? – but this is the thing — one thing I’ve learned is that any kink, no matter how odd you may think it is, is perfectly fine because 1) it could very well be unique to YOU (that’s me accounting for unexpected desires) and that makes it’s extraordinary. The other part is 2) There’s a fair distance between acceptable and not acceptable and this usually comes down to individual tastes, and there’s always more than one of us. We are all rowing in the same boat, I assure you my dear readers of the world (which is totally weird to say as I never expected I could touch an audience!).

In any case, love, sexuality and BDSM is a beautiful BEAUTIFUL THING and should be celebrated. I hope to celebrate with you.