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Date Thirty – The Hollywood Actor

September 30, 2013

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So when I planned the final leg of this Challenge, I knew I was also planning my 30th birthday, and where I would spend the final days of my twenties. Los Angeles seemed like the perfect destination. At several points this Challenge has felt like a [...]

Dating Inspiration

September 27, 2013

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So as I was searching through my pictures from the past three months, to put together the story of the 30 Dates Challenge in Photos, I decided to see if I could find the original Facebook status which started this entire crazy challenge off. The [...]

Date Fifteen – The Booby Prize

August 19, 2013

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It’s not every day that you have to board a plane to go on a date with a guy!  No, I haven’t been whisked away by a multi-millionnaire with a private jet!  But my 30 Dates before 30 has gone international (and this time next month will [...]

Date Thirteen – The Original Pimpernel

August 13, 2013

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I probably ought to start by explaining the origins of the Pimpernel nickname. Unfortunately this time I can’t claim creative rights on the name, though it has obviously influenced the blog already after the Fake Pimpernel confusion. The [...]

Cooking up a good Blind Date

August 4, 2013

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So Cosmopolitan magazine have tentatively asked me to write an article at the end of my 30 Date Challenge, explaining ’30 things I learned from my 30 Blind Dates’.  Watch this space for how that eventually turns out, but a third of my [...]

Date Ten – Mr Twenty40

August 3, 2013

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I’m Ten Dates into Thirty, and if there’s a lesson I’ve learned in the first third of this challenge, it’s that Friday night dates after a week of serial dating and speed-dating probably aren’t a great idea.  Last week [...]

Date Eight – The Fake Pimpernel

July 31, 2013

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I could probably write an entire blog post about the Fake Pimpernel before I even get to the part with the date! He rang me at work just over a week ago. He was the first of my dates to phone me, and the call took me by complete surprise. He [...]

‘Slow’ Speed Dating (Clapham)

July 25, 2013

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It had just gone midnight when I started writing this post, and I was on the ‘vomit train’ as my friends affectionately know the midnight stopper from Paddington to Reading. It’s my second night catching that train. I don’t [...]

Date Two – The One with the Sign

July 14, 2013

One of the first people to recommend a date for me was an old university friend, ‘The Alleycat’.  We raced together on the Cambridge ski team, and were both in the college drinking and sporting societies … one of which was called [...]

The Henley Boy

July 8, 2013

I wish I could say that my motivation for this challenge was purely journalistic.  That I had thought of a light, fun challenge to see out my twenties in style, and that was all. Don’t get me wrong, the challenge has definitely put a grin on [...]