2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 290 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 5 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the…

Tell Me Something Interesting.

At the suggestion of a friend, I’ve approached Tinder slightly differently. Her suggestion: start the conversation with: ‘Tell me something interesting’ I’m pretty ruthless on Tinder and regularly delete people who don’t talk. So of the 18 matches I currently had going, I hadn’t begun talking to about 11 of them. Having been out for…

Disappearing Acts…

Sometimes people disappear when they have a new relationship. Sometimes people disappear even if they’ve been with their partner for a long time. Other times, people can live in an all-consuming bubble of happiness where their only concern is for the one they love. This is fine if you’re the one disappearing from the face…

It’ll be Lonely this Christmas…

Single at Christmas – joyous or horrendous? On one hand, it’s a very sociable time of year with Christmas parties and dinners and lots of opportunities to meet exciting new people. On the other hand, most of these parties and dinners are filled with couples or old relatives asking if you’ve ‘got a boyfriend yet?‘…