Charly Lester

30 Dates, One Year On … The Jet-Setter

August 5, 2014

A year ago I went on 30 Dates with complete strangers.  Most were friends of friends, or friends of friends of friends … A couple were found by other methods!  This time last summer, Tinder was still very much in its infancy, and it was on [...]

Finding ‘The One’

August 4, 2014

So about two months ago … I found ‘the One’. I didn’t want to say anything, because I didn’t quite believe it myself.  Over the years, I’ve realised the more excited you get about something, and the more you [...]

A Game of Cat and Mouse

August 3, 2014

The reason relationships are so complicated, is because they always rely on another person.  You can go on the best date of your life, and come away with wedding bells ringing in your ears, but if the other person doesn’t feel the same, it [...]

30 Dates from a Different Angle!

July 19, 2014

July is 30 Dates’ birthday month, and so we’ve been celebrating in a whole host of ways.  One of the images which became attached early on to the blog was a black and white photo of me, taken at my friend’s wedding.  It was [...]

30 Dates – Year One – Day 365

July 7, 2014

It’s quarter to midnight, and I’m sitting in the bar of a luxurious hotel, in a city I’ve never visited before.  I’m wearing the same polkadot dress which I wore twelve months ago on my ill-fated date with the Henley [...]