dating stories

Cyborg Dating?!

February 11, 2015

If you’ve been single for a while, you may feel like you’ve heard it all!  Pheromone Dating, Silent Dating, Dating in the Dark … is there a next step? Yes there is!! Welcome to the world of Cyborg Dating – an experience [...]

Meet the Parents – Part One!

February 8, 2015

As regular readers will know, I’m very recently not-single. I began dating the Rugby Boy in October, and made things official when I returned from Australia at the start of last month.  The last few weeks have already been rather comic in a [...]

Tinder is Superficial?! No Way!

September 27, 2014

One of the things I love most about 30 Dates is the way it has grown into a community of singles all over the world.  Yes, I know it’s not just singles who consult the blog for dating tales, and London Date Venue tips, but for the most part, [...]

30 Dates, One Year On … The Best Man

July 30, 2014

Continuing with the ‘Where Are They Now’ series, we take a trip across to Canada, to find out how the Best Man is getting on! I met the Best Man towards the end of August last year.  He’d been following 30 Dates over Twitter for [...]

When Life Gives You Lemons …

July 6, 2014

Last week, as I moved all my worldly possessions from a tiny village in Berkshire, to the metaphorical ‘Big Smoke’, I made a comment on Twitter. It was exactly 1 year to the day that I had been ‘sacked off’ so brutally by [...]

The White Collar Criminal

June 8, 2014

I very rarely talk about my dating life before this blog. Partly because the last time I really actively dated was at the age of 19. There are still a few tales which have survived the 10+ year gap.  I’ll never forget the man who brought out [...]

A Polite Time To Leave

June 5, 2014

Manners are something I’ve always found important.  I was brought up to be terribly British – apologising for things which weren’t my fault, queuing up behind people who pushed in front of me – I’m sure you all know [...]