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,…

Giving up on dating

Recently I had another False Start date, and I concluded I need a break from dating. This guy was a year younger than me, and had a job involving writing. We met on OkCupid, and arranged a date for just a few days after Rockstar-Film-Guy. He suggested we meet in Soho, about 50 metres from…

20th Century Cocks

Do you ever go to the cinema, and after the trailers, you think you’re watching the first few seconds of the film, but actually, you’re just watching another logo video for one of the film production companies? And the film still hasn’t started yet. Some logos are obvious, like the 20th Century Fox thing, or…