Haunted. A visit from a ghost in lockdown.

“He has a tattoo of a pin up girl on his arm” I say. Mum raises her eyebrow, remembering how happy I had been when my Gil Elvgren book on pin up art arrived… or her despair when I went out for Halloween as an army pin up girl.   “And it looks a bitContinue reading “Haunted. A visit from a ghost in lockdown.”

Eat, sleep, cheat, and repeat

By guest blogger Jane Fulton. A woman’s intuition is a powerful thing. Us women can sense when something isn’t right, and not only that, we are fantastic at getting to the source of the truth. Research on non-verbal communication skills has clearly shown that women are, as a group, better at reading facial expressions thanContinue reading “Eat, sleep, cheat, and repeat”

Dating in Lockdown; Virtual. Social. Distant.

Chapter 3b. Distant After our movie night date via Facetime I crawled into bed. I slipped out of my loungewear playsuit and washed my face as my phone lit up with a message. It was from Jay. “That was fun!” I smiled. It was fun…and unbelievably sweet. Literally distant but sweet. Damn distance. If onlyContinue reading “Dating in Lockdown; Virtual. Social. Distant.”

Things guys have said to me in dating

Something that has come up often over the years of dating is things that have been said to us on dating apps, on first dates, in bars or even surprisingly by someone we are seeing. There has been 100s of times I have screen shot messages and sent to my friend and in writing thisContinue reading “Things guys have said to me in dating”

Dating in Lockdown; Virtual. Social. Distant.

Chapter 2: Social 3 weeks or so after the Virtual Speed Dating Night, I decided to open Hinge- the dating app that was collecting dust (metaphorically of course) Swiping through and I liked a profile; Dark haired, 6ft rugged scientist and only 3 miles away. I swiped left and it immediately came up that IContinue reading “Dating in Lockdown; Virtual. Social. Distant.”

Dating in Lockdown; Virtual. Social. Distant.

Chapter 1: Virtual At the start of lockdown, I was invited to attend an Online Speed Dating night hosted by a company I have dated through before and worked as a host for. This was about a fortnight or so after my First Date on Skype with Jay and as I hadn’t heard from himContinue reading “Dating in Lockdown; Virtual. Social. Distant.”

A First Date in Quarantine

Once upon a time, the whole world was ordered to go into lockdown as a deadly spell swept across the land. What would this mean for all the princesses and princes on their romantic quest? Okay, this isn’t a fairy tale but certainly worth a part in the lockdown chapter of my story. It wasContinue reading “A First Date in Quarantine”