30 dates before 30

Date Nine – The Attic Mouse

August 2, 2013

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The Attic Mouse was introduced to me by the Hip Chick, a friend from school who I haven’t seen properly for years.  She was actually the source of his nickname, which he randomly mentioned to me whilst telling me how he knew the Hip Chick. [...]

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 [...]

Date Seven – The Challenger

July 28, 2013

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I spoke briefly in my post about The School Crush about the different ways people make a first impression. With The Challenger, I stuck to my new rule of not trying to hunt him out on Facebook (though have since realised this would have been futile [...]

Date Six – The School Crush

July 28, 2013

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First dates revolve around first impressions.  In a short window of time, you are deciding whether the other person is someone you could become romantically involved with or not. Could that date be the first of many?  Or will those few short hours [...]

Date Five – The One with the GSOH

July 24, 2013

On the evening of July 23rd 2013, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge introduced the newborn royal baby to the world on the steps of St. Mary’s Hospital, Paddington. Where was I? On Date Number 5 of my 30 Date Challenge! Now, the first thing [...]

The Prick, and Plenty of Fishing

July 21, 2013

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So, as I’ve explained before, I’m normally rather picky. Scrap that, I’m extremely picky! In six or so months online dating, before everything with Henley Boy, I had only met up with one guy for a date. I know what I like in a guy [...]

Date Four – The Model Brother

July 20, 2013

Now, technically he should be called The Model’s Brother, but I figured Model Brother had a better ring to it! I know the Model herself through one of my closest female friends. They rowed together at uni, and last year the Model won a [...]