Here's the deal. I've been single since time immemorial. So, in an attempt to remedy my eternal singledom, and to get over my nauseatingly pathological fear of dates, I've decided to challenge myself. The challenge? To go on one first date a week for a year! So in 52 weeks time, I will have either found my Mr Right, or I'll stay forever Miss Write. This is what happens...

The Rules

Here are the rules to the 52 First Dates challenge...

1. A first date must be had once a week, EVERY week, for a year, that's 52 dates in 52 weeks.

2. Taking someone home after a drunken night on the cider does NOT count.

3. Second and third dates are allowed, I must continue first dates unless there are exceptional mitigating circumstances. For example, God forbid, the start of a relationship.

4. Each date must be blogged.

28 August 2013

Woman's Hour / Men's Hour double date bonanza

Earlier this week I took part in a delightful Radio 4 Woman's Hour vs Men's Hour internet dating bonanza with the sublime Jane Garvey and the dashing Tim Samuels. If you were holed up in bed nursing the bank holiday hangover from hell, fear not, you can catch the full thing right here.

12 August 2013

Radio 2 Interview

Hello there. So I popped along to Radio 2 today to have a little chat with Paddy O'Connell about my recent online dating shenanigans, particularly Sebastian Pritchard-Jones. If you missed it but wish you hadn't, fear not, you can have a wee listen on iPlayer right here. No donkeys or nudists were harmed during this interview.