L’esprit de l’escalier

We've all been there. Having a great conversation, replies bouncing back and forth, the fizz of electricity in the air, until they say something and you're lost for words. You freeze, like you did when you heard your nan mention the word "blowjob" that time after she'd had a little too much sherry at Christmas.... Continue Reading →

Not a dating n00b

Like many people, it's easy for me to fall into feeling imposter syndrome. For those few of you who may not be familiar with it (lucky you), it's a sense that you are an imposter at something and that any minute everyone will find out and expose you. For me it's a massive part of... Continue Reading →

The flirting contract

When I was at secondary school I was really into reading. I mean, really into it. I read a book or two a week; mostly sci-fi or fantasy novels (with the family I had I needed a little escapism, after all), but I read a whole range of things. As long as my nose was in... Continue Reading →

Game of Dates – Part One

I’m a huge Game of Thrones fan. If you’re not, well, I don’t think we can be friends. The show is quite simply breathtaking, and has arguably become the best tv show ever made (and I’ve seen half an episode of Mrs Brown’s Boys, so I know what I’m talking about). It's already been too... Continue Reading →

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