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Game Over.

So, you may have noticed my conspicuous absence. No, I have not been involved in a freak combiner accident or been arrested for public exposure. Nor have I contracted legionnaire’s disease or moved to a remote island in the Philippines. No, my friends, it something far more disturbing than any of the above: I’ve fallen [...]

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The Bitch has Landed. Very softly.

The title of this month’s book is, as you can see, Why Men Love Bitches. I’m afraid I have no experience in this area as, when it comes to relationships, the title of my book would be something like, Why Men are Relatively Indifferent (and Sometimes Quite Mean) Towards Pushovers. Sure, when it comes to casual sex, I can [...]

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Oh, that’s right: I’m a jackass.

I’d pretty much decided to chuck in the blog due to my nascent relationship with the Geordie. It’s official: we’re not dating other people. We’ve been grinning inanely at one another and grossing out fellow Londoners with our lovey-doveyness for the past few weeks. Ever the pie-eyed optimist, I figured that somehow I had stumbled [...]

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The bad behavior continues.

One would imagine that after last Saturday’s debacle, I would have learned my lesson and started behaving myself. But no. Before I launch into this, I must slip in one caveat. The guy I went out with on Wednesday and about whom this tale centers around knows about this little project of mine. He’s a [...]

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Old girls, new tricks…

Well, so much for impulse control. I went on the date with TV Guy on Saturday night. I was filled with ennui about the evening but was quite pleased with my outfit, so I was in relatively good spirits when I arrived at the cocktail bar at 8:00. He ordered a bright red margarita (which, [...]

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Impulse control

After much debate, I’ve decided to stick with my Saturday plan with TV Guy. He seems like an affable fellow and in the end the idea of canceling on him AGAIN in favor of another guy was a step too far even for me. I mean, I’m an asshole but I have my limits. Besides, [...]

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Run for your life

Last weekend was The Great North Run, a massive half-marathon that runs through Newcastle. Two coworkers and I signed up for it last May in a fit of insanity and it had been looming over us like a heavy thundercloud for months. Still, I felt pretty confident leading up to it and was looking forward [...]

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Rudderless

Film Buff and I are sailing along nicely. Almost suspiciously nicely. We’ve settled into a seeing-each-other-every-six-days rota which is twice my typical desired amount and yet… I find myself actually wanting to speak to him in between dates. And since I’m following a book that lets me do whatever I want whenever I want so [...]

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Bend Me, Shape Me

One thing about Sex and the Single Girl is that it rapidly becomes apparent that it was written by the long-standing editor of Cosmopolitan. Helen is OBSESSED with the importance of being thin (she had a 23 inch waist at the time of writing the book) and is all about eating next-to-nothing and doing a [...]

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Bros before Hoes

So I was meant to go out with Film Buff on Thursday. I’ve had a long standing work/friend party to go to that evening but I decided to try to stuff two things into one evening because no other date this week was working and I was keen to see him again.   “I’ll be [...]

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