30 date challenge

Bridget Jones Meets The Apprentice

September 23, 2013

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As a girl approaching thirty, it’s easy to see dating as having one sole purpose – to find the person you’re going to spend the rest of your life with. Facebook is no longer filled with drunken pictures of your friends molesting traffic [...]

Date Twenty-Six – The Jet-Setter

September 19, 2013

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As part of this Challenge, I’ve trialled various different single sites and apps, hoping to find some more ‘authentic’ blind date experiences. The vast majority of my early dates were recommended by friends, or friends of friends, [...]

Date Twenty-Five – The Big Kid

September 18, 2013

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I will very happily admit to being a fan of Harry Potter. I first discovered the books when I was on a school expedition to Venezuela in 2000. Sixteen of us were travelling for a month, and our books became a shared library. I tend to try to avoid [...]

Twenty Dates into Thirty

September 2, 2013

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I have just under a month left to go, and ten dates left to finish my challenge. As I’ve explained before, the further I get into this challenge, the harder it becomes to find date referrals – mainly due to the blog, the number of hits [...]

Date Sixteen – The Argentine Matador

August 19, 2013

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Before I arrived in Madrid I had told Signor28 I would quite like to see a Bull Fight.  The ‘sport’ is open to much criticism, and I try not to pass judgment on foreign customs until I have experienced them.  It was actually a [...]

My Bad Date Archive

August 17, 2013

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Tonight I’ll be heading out in Madrid on Date 15 … the halfway mark of this challenge. And to be honest I think I’ve been pretty lucky so far! The average date score for the last fourteen dates has been a pretty decent 7.5/10. In [...]

Dating Out of Your Depth

August 15, 2013

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This evening a fellow blogger linked up one of his blog posts to ’30 Dates by 30′. He was writing about the ‘Seven Fears’ which stop him asking girls out on dates, and Fear Number 4 was that he worries that he won’t [...]