Apart from my 1 Year Anniversary post on New Years’ Eve (which is written and ready to go,) this will probably be my last post of 2017. In that vein, I wanted to end the year with a roundup post of sorts, some Top 5s from the year.
I hope you are all having a wonderful festive season and I can’t wait to keep the conversation about all things sex and kink going with you in 2018.
Top 5 New Sex Toys
#1 – Doxy Number 3, simply one of the most perfect things to ever have graced my bits.
#2 – We-Vibe Tango, the only bullet I will ever need.
#3 – Satisfyer Pro 2 Next Generation, the toy that made me like suction toys.
#4 – Come Hither Rabbit, the only rabbit vibrator I’ve ever enjoyed.
#5 – The Ruby Glow, a revelation in ride-on fun.
Top 5 Sex Blogging Inspirations
Top 5 Awesome Events
#1 – Eroticon 2017, the one that started it all.
#2 – Autumn CM/nf, where I get to be naked and ogle pretty men in suits.
#3 – Lube & a Laptop, a fun summer social with other sexy writers and creators.
#4 – BiCon 2017, where I got to teach my workshop on “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Sex Toys” for the first time.
#5 – Sex Blogger Christmas, a super fun (and boozy) event hosted by the wonderful EA and Livvy.
Top 5 Books About Sex
#1 – Come As You Are by Emily Nagoski
#2 – How a Bad Girl Fell in Love by Girl on the Net
#3 – Approaching the Swingularity by Cooper S Beckett
#4 – Enjoy Sex (How, When and IF You Want To) by Meg-John Barker & Justin Hancock
#5 – The Myth of Sex Addiction by Dr David Ley
Top 5 Podcasts
#1 – Loving BDSM, where Kayla and John bring their unique brand of humour, opinions and adorableness to speaking and educating on all aspects of the BDSM lifestyle. #CricketCrew4Lyf
#2 – The Dildorks, “dorky discourse on sex, dating and masturbating,” with the wonderful Kate Sloan and Bex Caputo.
#3 – The Guilty Feminist, which makes me cry with laughter and feel better about all the times my life choices don’t fully match my highest feminist ideals.
#4 – Polyamory Weekly, a very long-standing favourite about all aspects of unconventional love.
#5 – Life on the Swingset, the swinging and polyamory podcast.
Top 5 Blog Posts
#1 – The Tyranny of No Rules: In Defense of Polyamorous Heirarchy
#2 – I’m Looking for Baggage that Goes with Mine
#3 – “Pretty” is Not My Success – On Being a Swan
#4 – #SexNotStigma: Using My Sexuality to Manage my Mental Health
#5 – “Bring the Collar” – The True Story of a D/s Breakup
Top 5 Accomplishments
#1 – Winning the New Voices Award from Molly’s annual list of the best sex bloggers.
#2 – Placing as one of Kinkly’s Top 100 Sex Blogging Superheroes.
#3 – Starting to earn Actual Money from writing about sex.
#4 – Organising Smutathon 2017 and raising £2,000 for Backlash and Rape Crisis.
#5 – Doing #KinkMonth/3o Days of Ds and writing a post every single day for the month of October.
Top 5 Goals for 2018
#1 – Start a PhD programme.
#2 – Cut down to 4 days a week on my day job and make up the additional income from writing.
#3 – Place in the Top 50 of the Kinkly Sex Blogging Superheroes list.
#4 – Have a piece of erotic fiction published, either in an anthology or as a stand-alone.
#5 – Finish my sexy novella set at a BDSM convention.
So there you have it, friends! What were your Top 5s of 2017?
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