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Thomas & Dasniya Shibari

The last time I saw Thomas, he had a mass of dreads. That was in Adelaide. Last week he arrived in Berlin (though he was here in November also but missed thanks to one incorrect digit in a phone number), and we have been hanging around ever since. He is now minus hair, and has acquired a fearsome beard, and with boots is taller than me.

The last two weeks also, he has been coming to Dasniya’s regular Wednesday night yoga and shibari classes, and was so taken by being suspended last week he’s probably going to come back next week also.

This week Dasniya demonstrated a three-fold tying, starting with a more traditional figure, one from Arisue Go where the hands are in prayer position behind the back and the arms are bound , then lying on the floor and suspending a body part or parts, and thirdly our anarchic messy tying.

Thomas got lucky and Dasniya showed this on him, and then I got lucky having him tie me, later joined by Dasniya, and more than an hour and an half later was loosened from the ropes.

Some photos …