Thieves for a spanking

When I was about eight, I used to go to a shop to buy sweets after school, usually with my friend David. The woman who ran the … more


When I was 18, in the 60s, my father married again. He had told me she was a ‘younger woman’ but was a bit vague … more

Toying with danger

It was the 50s, and I was five – an only child living in an apartment with my parents. One summer’s day, my mother dec… more

Show and tell

The first time I ever remember being smacked by anyone other than my mum was when I was seven years old. My sister Jennifer … more

Feeling sick

I was six and a half years old when my parents went to Florida to visit a sick member of the family. They left me with ‘… more

My great aunt

I was staying with my great aunt after my parents left for France. She was an old, sour woman with no tolerance for disobed… more

Report card

I grew up in a small town south of Chicago. My best friend in the whole world was the girl next door, Laura. Laura and I playe… more

Staying at Sue’s

When I was about seven years old, I stayed at my friend’s place for two weeks.

My friend, Sue, wet the bed and her mum … more

In the woods with Anne

One summer afternoon, when I was a skinny boy of 15, I took my sister Anne (who was 13 at the time) to one of our secret hideou… more

Choosing a spanking

When I was 10 years old, I stole a half pack of cigarettes from my mother. I walked to the yard of our neighbour, Miss Foley, … more

Staying with Debbie

When I was nine, my sister and went to live with my second cousin while my mother was going through some hard times.

Debbie … more

My Aunt Joanne

This is my first story about a childhood in which I was punished frequently, but always lovingly and fairly.

This was a re… more

Matrons remembered

The following is an exchange between two contributors to the long-defunct Maman mailing list, regarding that formidamore

The cowhide

In the late 1950s until the early 1960s, we lived in Uganda. We were not wealthy people and so while we lived in Scotland, w… more

Old Lady Kellar

My most memorable spanking was when I was 13. I lived alone with my mother and she would never dare to do it to me.

One aftern… more

Punished by my sister

My sister and I are now in our early 30s. We grew up during a time when corporal punishment was still an approved form of dis… more

Mrs Kent

When I was between 8 and 10 years old, I had a babysitter called Mrs Kent. She sat many children in my neighbourhood – worki… more

Erica the babysitter

When I was about nine or 10, my parents left for a night and got us a babysitter named Erica. She seemed to think that anythi… more

Susan’s belt

I grew up from grade school to high school with my good friend Marty. Marty was the class clown at school, but at home his mo… more

The school nurse

Some 50 years ago, when I was in the second grade, about the middle of the morning I had a mild tummy ache. I went and told the … more

Sobering up

My family always believed in corporal punishment but the most memorable punishment I ever received occurred at my Aunt … more

Spanking the twins

At the age of 17, in the early 60s, I was frequently earning money as a babysitter.

There was one family which I doubt I will … more

Staying at Aunt Jenny’s

When I was about seven, my parents went on a trip to see my grandma in Glasgow (we lived in Leeds), so I was sent to my Aunt Jen… more

My cousin Danielle

My first interest in spanking started some 14 years ago now. I was 14 at the time, while my cousin Danielle was 15. My famil… more

Jane’s cane

It is now 50 years ago that I visited an aunt with my mother. On arrival, we were shown into the dining room and my aunt apolo… more


My most memorable and embarrassing spanking was when I was 11. My mom and step dad were going out to dinner at some fancy re… more

Mrs Tranter

As a lad who grew up in the early 60s in Stoke-on-Trent, England, I was no stranger to the odd swipe across the face or backs… more

Crying before a smacking

When I was a child, I was a bit of a softy. If I was to be spanked, I would be in tears before the punishment was administered.… more

Aunty Janet

We had an ‘aunty’ who was really a young work colleague of dad’s, whom our family befriended. We lov… more


I grew up in the 50s on a small Mediterranean island off the Italian mainland, where my father was “something in in… more

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