I laugh in the face of normal

Send in the Clown Part 1

Never date a comedian. No, seriously, never date a comedian. You’d think it would be a barrel of laughs, but I can assure you it isn’t. Remember those nights when … Continue reading

May 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Pen is Mightier than the Felt-tip

At the end of a long and very dull relationship, there are times when you have to see each other again, and sign things; if only to remind you that … Continue reading

May 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside, part 2

Ok, so it wasn’t the best idea in the world to take a potentially homeless stranger to Blackpool. Why did I do it? In that fifteen seconds from turning the … Continue reading

April 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside Part 1

Learning from my previous experiences of strange flashing men and people who wanted to make my packed lunch and cut my hair, I decided that the next person I met … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

Leave the Lunchbox Alone

One of the creepiest dates I ever had, was one that didn’t actually include a meeting. Sometimes, in online dating, you get chatting to another person and find out you’ve … Continue reading

April 5, 2013 · 11 Comments

What a wonderful time to be middle aged

It occurred to me today, as I was writing, that it was a truly wonderful time to be a middle aged, single woman. The best time in history. If I’d … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Freudian Shit Happens

“You get yourself into some terrible shituations you do,” a friend told me today, when I was telling her about another one of my many scrapes and escapades in the … Continue reading

March 9, 2013 · 5 Comments

Feedback appreciated

Hi everyone and thanks for following. I’ve been regularly adding new short stories and poems to another blog on here, entitled http://www.writingsinmyblood.wordpress.com I’d love it if you’d read and give … Continue reading

March 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

The name’s Blagger, James Blagger

One thing I learned to be very wary of on dating sites was the serial Hotmail lady collector. I know we might fib a bit on websites; we put our … Continue reading

March 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

On a promise of backless shorts

One of the strangest dates I ever went on was with a man who seemed a trifle confused about his own clothing sexuality and completely baffled about any dating protocol … Continue reading

February 23, 2013 · 4 Comments