Romance
Why cheesy romance isn't sexy

Why cheesy romance isn’t sexy

When it comes to matters of the heart I’m as misunderstood as that green faced witch in Wicked the Musical. Castigated as a contemptuous romance killer, I take a zero tolerance attitude on cheese. Valentine’s Day leaves me cold. Disneyland proposals make me greener than a night on snakebite black. And I’d happily chuck Hallmark’s...
Types of kissing: A smoocher’s guide

Types of kissing: A smoocher’s guide

The first kiss in a new relationship is meant to be a magical blend of unadulterated lust and heart skipping joy.  Alas, this wondrous moment of lip lock can rapidly descend into disappointed cries of “was that it!?” followed by an upper respiratory tract infection. Call me Goldisnogs, but I struggle to find a man who...
Stuff that shines: Where to shop jewellery online

Stuff that shines: Where to shop jewellery online

In the same way that anyone born before 1960 dismisses texting as an ‘unnecessary new fangled complication’, when online shopping first became available I wasn’t convinced. What about the sheer joy of pounding the streets laden with bags full of shiny new shoes and spangly tops? What about when you go to a posh shop...
Quirks to Watch Out For When You Meet Singles

Quirks to Watch Out For When You Meet Singles

Ever been on a date with someone who continually cracks their joints like an arthritic monkey or dissects their chicken into geometric cubes? So has @singleswarehouse. Check out his guest blog below. Everybody has quirks (some more spectacularly weird than others), but somehow when you’re single you seem to notice them more.  What is a...
Is dating politics too complicated?

Is dating politics too complicated?

When I was 11 a boy in my class asked me out. We spent the summer of 1995 holding hands before exchanging Haribo jelly rings in the library as symbols of our everlasting devotion. Then high school happened and he immediately abandoned me in favour of a taller, prettier, less weird girl in his form....
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