A sloppy first self-tie snapped several years ago. It was euphoric to feel the rope on my skin and feel the vibrations running through the fibres, a bit like wearing nerves outside your skin, but pleasant. Rope gives my mind a rest, it allows it to slow down and come back into focus.



Violet Fawkes

Violet Fawkes (she/her) is a freelance writer and sex blogger focusing on pleasure education, erotic fiction, and the intersection of identity, kink and mental health.