I grew up in South Africa in the 1970s. These were times when spankings at home, and canings at school were absolutely commonplace. The first spanking I remember was when I was about 6 years old. From that point onward, I remember becoming very interested when I saw or heard anybody getting spanked, especially girls getting spanked by their parents. I saw many girls my age getting their bottoms warmed up with  a belt over the years. I was a well-behaved boy who did well in school, so I mostly avoided getting sent to the headmaster for a caning. When