Henley Boy

30 Dates – Year One – Day 365

July 7, 2014

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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 [...]

When Life Gives You Lemons …

July 6, 2014

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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 [...]

SINGLE – The Born Again Bachelorette

December 8, 2013

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So yesterday, after almost six months away from Plenty of Fish, I returned to the popular free dating site. Those of you who’ve followed the blog from the start will know that POF is how I met The Henley Boy.  And so rather jaded with the [...]

The Cupids

October 7, 2013

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So … jet-lag appears to have hit me five days late!  Am wide-eyed, and anything but bushy-tailed, staring at my alarm, knowing it’s set to go off in about 45 minutes, so I figured I may as well put the time to good use. It’s time [...]

30 Dates by 30 …. Phase Two!

October 6, 2013

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So I’m officially thirty! (she says with a deep breath!) Last night, I celebrated the start of my fourth decade with a Gatsby-themed party in Reading.  No fireworks, but things did get off to a bang thanks to the lovely girls from the Scarlet [...]

East End Boys and West End Girls

September 11, 2013

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I’ve never read too much into postcodes. Growing up in Reading, the only postcode that was ever important was ‘RG1’ – a tacky nightclub in the centre of town which closed down before I was legally old enough to go in!  Other [...]