Posts Tagged ‘internet dating’

Let’s Go Fishing

 There are lots of ways to meet people these days. There is the more traditional route of through a friend or when out you ask for their number and go on dates. Then there are more 21st century methods such as online dating and even chat rooms. We all remember being sixteen and using instant [...]

Sickness Does Not A Burgeoning Relationship Nurture

It’s been a little while but I’m back again. Actually several months, but who’s counting.  I’m certainly not.  I was utterly thrown into emergency-stop mode by a horrendous illness that confined me to my mum’s house for a substantial period of recuperation.   It surprised me how long it took to get used to life [...]

Employment, Romance, And The First-Date Questions You’d Really Love To Ask

Employment prudence demands a dash of realism as well as dreams.  In the current and likely future economic climate (cheers George) chasing your dream job is admirable, but you need to earn enough to live.  Thus we are advised not to just quit your job.  Do your dream role voluntarily in your free time, do [...]

The Internet Dating Experiment

It is safe to say that my single life has been constantly punctuated by instances of frustration and confusion. Like many girls I know gathering dust on the shelf, I’m quite inclined to think that I’m actually quite a catch. None of this ‘why, God, WHY??’ thanks very much. I know so many intelligent, ambitious, [...]

Stolen Glances: The Tentative Business of ‘Hi’

Social etiquette is a total romance killer. Every day, millions of people pass millions more in the street. In true ‘Sliding Doors‘ style, just think of all of those ‘what if’ moments that lived for but a few seconds between each pairing of locked eyes. You know when it happens. One minute you’ll be trying [...]

THE SINGLE BED: Human Mirrors

Judgement is a divorced woman’s worst fear (well above plane crashes,) and it has the ability to bring her crashing down to earth with greater speed than any engine…it also leaves her in far more pieces.

THE SINGLE BED: Site for sore eyes

I think I am proud to tell you that I have joined an internet dating site. I thought it would be easier to write about the single bed, if something actually happened in mine…other than reading a good book before I turn out the lights. I do try and spice things up by using several [...]


I don’t want to brag, but I would be the perfect girlfriend; for you see I have completely lost my voice. And in my experience most blokes are ideally looking for a silent partner… not that my Australian twang has not entranced numerous men over the years. I haven’t been able to talk for four [...]