Is it starting?

Not being a mum was never an option for me.  But over the last few years, circumstance has meant remaining childless might be a consideration.  Being single at 26 is fine, and I know many women (who want children) don’t have them until their late 30’s and early 40’s, however, I haven’t found someone I’d…

On being single…

Like most single girls in their 20s, I fluctuate between loving being single (saying I am totally independent, I don’t need a man, I want someone who wants me back and who deserves me) and crying to my mum saying no one loves me and I’m destined to be single forever. And clearly my sister…

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…

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…

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…

Ten Tips on Fuck Buddies

Location, location, location.  You’ll never manage to meet up if you live 45 minutes away from one another. Keep it simple.  Sex at either one of your houses is perfect.  Trying to find someone else for a threesome complicates things.  Asking your buddy to join them at a fetish club is weird.  Simplicity is key….