Him and Her

The curve of her stomach The softness of her thighs The intention of her touch The memory of her kiss And the thought of her clit. The bike oil on his calves The hirsuteness of his chest The roughness of his handing The reality of his touch And the thought of her clit.

The Things We Do…

Oh, the things we do to feel desired.  We spend forever styling our hair for a boy we’ve never met. We beautify our cuticles – do you reckon he’s noticed, yet? Our legs are freshly shaved In this skirt we’ve recently braved. We wait in a bar, alone Hopelessly checking our phones. We ponder his…

Food for Friends for One.

Front of house: ‘Hello Darling.  How many of you are there?’ Me: ‘Just me.  A table for one, please.’ Front of house: ‘I’ll be one moment; I’ll get a good table for you.’   Friends, families and couples.  And me and my Le Debut. Today I’ll fall in love in love with mirin tofu and…

10 Reasons Why Being Single Is Wonderful

You can watch [insert guilty pleasure TV programme] to your heart’s content. There’s no compromise on which movie to watch.  It’s always your choice! You can be flirty with your friends without getting an ear-full later on. You can stay out until god-knows-when on Friday and Saturday nights. You can go home with whoever takes…

The Dating Game

Being a single female in 2018 is tough. I’ve been playing the game, with lots of different opponents, for a year and still haven’t won. It seems for every ‘move forward three spaces’, my next turn resulted in me moving back a space. When will this game end?!

Silver linings and straight lines.

Thursday happened and because it’s clear where he stands, I haven’t spent the last 48 hours ruminating and second-guessing what he’s thinking.  A clear line has been drawn under our almost-relationship.  And so, in my constant quest to not be a hypocrite, this post is the last I’ll say on the matter. My friend texted me…

Single and Mingle Night

I thought it couldn’t get worse than Speed Dating.  Turns out, it can! Last week, a friend invited me to a Single and Mingle night in Brighton.  She was going with her housemate and we all agreed it could be crap, but we wouldn’t know unless we went (and we’d never find a boyfriend sat…

Are we all players?

Here are some snippets of conversations I’ve heard 20-something men have when I’ve been out and about in London and Brighton.  Food for thought…? Guys claim women are more likely to be players now.  Guys hate that ‘women hold the power’.  They reckon some girls only want a guy if she can see he has…

Speed Dating: Do’s and Don’ts

Do go with a friend.  You can be apprehensive in the cab together and share stories on your way home. Don’t tell many people you’re going speed-dating; they’ll all want to know how it was after and, if it was crap, you’ll find yourself retelling the same story over and over, each time fashioning it…

History repeating itself.

There was instant attraction between the first guy and I. It happened once, then it happened again, and again and again. Love developed (at least on my side). Sadly, this man had someone else. Of course she was is a sexy Spaniard – he is was a marvelous Mancunian. An attraction based on friendship, fuelled by…