The Keratin Chastity Belt

I recently had my second date with the Bearded South African man (BSAM). We had discussed me going to his for dinner, but somehow that didn’t feel right yet. Partly from a stranger-danger point of view – he seemed lovely and normal on our first date, but something of a question mark from the early texts.…

I seem to be tied up. That’s annoying.

Recently it was my birthday. I had a party. I created a Facebook event, and invited all my actual friends who I genuinely wanted to come. Then I invited tenuous Facebook friends I don’t know so well – people I thought might realistically be able to make it, who I would really like to see,…