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Back on the horse!

Okay, so I’ve seriously rallied from Friday’s mild disaster.   Last night’s date with the Triathlete was a resounding Rules success. I wasn’t all that enthusiastic, to be honest - I was still reeling from the aftermath of my absurd drunken behavior coupled with residual exhaustion from a monster training session I’d had that morning. But! [...]

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The Morning After

I woke up the next day with a sense of impending doom. Also, I was still drunk. “Fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuck!” I said as I stumbled out of my room in search of coffee and my flatmate’s ear. “How was the date?” She chirped. “Fine, good, he was lovely and it was great. I broke The Rules and [...]

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The Night Before

 So! Friday night: The Kiwi took absolutely ages to let me know the plan for the night but obviously I couldn’t suggest anything or prompt him on it. Finally, at around 4:00, he emailed to say we should meet at 7:30 and go to this little French bistro he knew. Perfect. I went for a drink with coworkers after [...]

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Another one bites the dust

No word from Latin Banker and at this point in the game I think it’s safe to assume that he has gone off to the Island of Lost Men. I’m pretty blasé about the whole thing – he was lovely and cute but at no point in the evening did I think Chuck Woolery was [...]

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No Pain!

So, sorry to disappoint but there was no date with the Kiwi last night. He came down with some sort of terrible hacking cough (Swine flu? Bird flu? Remember Bird flu? Those were the days…) and we had to postpone until Friday. It actually worked out for the better as it was a rather rainy [...]

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The First Rules Date

So, Friday night was date night. The Rules has a series of suggestions for what to do pre-date:  To relieve anxiety, go to the gym, get a manicure, or take a long, hot bubble bath. Apparently Rules girls don’t have jobs. I spent the day toiling away at my desk. Well, most of the day [...]

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The Candidates

So obviously, in order for this experiment to work, I need test subjects. As you have probably gathered by now, my cup isn’t exactly runneth-ing over, so I had to boldly go where I’ve never gone before. That’s right: blind dates and the internet. Both of these things have long struck fear into my heart, [...]

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Dancing in the Dark

According to The Rules, in order to maximize my “creature unlike any other”-ness I should be keeping myself as busy as possible and constantly self-improving. “In addition to a healthy diet, we strongly suggest you shake your buns!” they shriek. The phrase “shake your buns” makes me supremely uncomfortable but I figure I should start [...]

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Trouble…

Pretty much every man I have ever been involved with has described me, at one point or another and always to my face, as trouble. And I’ve always been quite pleased with the description. “Yes,” I think, “I AM trouble. No one can tame me! I’m like Black fucking Beauty!” But really, how sustainable is [...]

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