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…

How low can I go?

This week I met a very young man indeed. I was on holiday with a big group of people – some I knew, some I didn’t. We were in the french Alps. There were 12 of us and the purpose of the holiday was mountain-biking, although I didn’t touch a bike for the whole trip.…

Whippersnapper’s Written Warning

The morning after my 9th date with Whippersnapper, I felt insecure. I woke up thinking about how I was going to India for two weeks soon; I wanted to see him as much as possible before that, but arranging dates always seemed so fraught with stress. He seemed a bit offhand when I brought up…

Post-date paranoia in Portugal

Just after my 4th date with Whippersnapper, I went to Portugal. My retired parents had arranged a holiday to get some winter sun and defy Seasonal Affective Disorder, and I went out to join them in Portugal for 5 days. WS left my flat on Saturday afternoon after our date. We had arranged to see…