blind date

The Bad Date Experiment

August 14, 2013

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Regular readers of this blog will know that it has grown quite organically. What started as a tentative Facebook status one quiet morning at work, has grown into an almost daily online record of my ‘love life’ for the final three months [...]

Closure and The Eclipse Effect

August 3, 2013

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The great part about writing a blog on WordPress is that the site is sophisticated enough to work backwards – I can not only tell how many people are reading the blog, but the site lets me know how they found it.  Using this function, a few [...]

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 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 [...]