The Mauve Slide-show

Things heated up with Mauve Man!  We chatted more by text.  Last week, I told him I had just been to salsa and he asked if I could teach him.  At first I said I wasn’t sure, as I only recently started salsa again. Then I said “I suppose there are a few things I…

James and all his penises

Recently, I met up with my friend, Ruth, for the first time in ages. Ruth is a legend – a bit unreliable but infinitely supportive and compassionate, and hilarious. We met when I was her supervisor, several years ago.  Recently, she said “being friends with you is like the bit in the Wizard of Oz,…

Mauve Man 

On my travels on Tinder, I’ve come across this absolutely lush guy. We’ve been chatting and haven’t pinned down a date but I’m feeling really excited about him!  On his profile it says “show me something mauve and I’ll take you anywhere you want.” At that exact moment I was lying underneath a purple blanket.…

The threesome non-event

So, I decided to give up dating for a bit. I logged out of my dating apps, and started to focus on other things instead. I replaced Okcupid with Rightmove in my life, and nearly bought a flat. This is less crazy than it sounds, as I nearly bought a flat last year, but it…

Breakup apps

This week, I came across something I didn’t know existed: Breakup Apps – self-help apps to guide you through a breakup. The one I stumbled across was ‘Mend‘, mentioned in this post in Jill’s Adventures in Dating. I tried to find out more about Mend, and came across ‘Breakup Boss‘ as well. It feels particularly relevant to me,…