online dating

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 [...]

The Faceless Critics

July 27, 2013

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As most of you know, this blog all started from a random idea one morning at work, and an off the cuff Facebook status asking for date recommendations. Three weeks later, and the challenge has properly taken shape, with a more definite set of rules [...]

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 [...]

The Ideal Man

July 10, 2013

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Before you get too excited, ladies I’m afraid this one is fictional! So, as most of you know, the whole reason for this challenge is that very recently, I got rather burned by the world of dating. I had a dream date.  In many ways, it was [...]

The Flake

July 8, 2013

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The 30 Dates Challenge officially began a week ago, on Facebook, when I posted the following status …. Right, so may be stitching myself up completely with this post, buuuuut …. Have decided to make the most of my last few months being [...]

Introducing Miss Twenty-Nine ….

July 8, 2013

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In just under three months, I will be turning 30. I’m not gonna lie, that sounds really old!  I look around, and some of my closest friends are getting married, or pregnant, or buying houses, and I genuinely wonder where the last ten years [...]