As you probably know by now, Sod’s law dictates that it’s completely and utterly im-fucking-possible for Lucy to meet a guy who boasts the two crucial qualities of being (a) not a cunt and (b) not already spoken for.  She comes across nice guys and dickheads, hot ones and ones… View Post

The Work Crush, Part 1 – Smitten

The Work Crush, Part 1 – Smitten

While Lucy waits to see if there will be a fourth date with Josh, the Geography teacher, let’s take a little detour and talk about something else for a bit… One of the things Lucy regularly struggles with is the fact that, as much as she loathes the fuckwittery and… View Post View Post
The Geography Teacher, Part 3 – Suggestion

The Geography Teacher, Part 3 – Suggestion

It’s been a couple of weeks since Lucy had her promising second date with Josh, the 41-year-old geography teacher from Northampton.  If you missed all the juicy details, check out Part 2 – Cocktails. The UK is in the grip of the most ridiculous winter known to woman and everyone… View Post View Post
The One with the Teeth

The One with the Teeth

Lucy’s had two dates with Josh the Geography Teacher, and while they went well enough, she’s still far from sure if this is going to be an actual thing.  So when Josh goes away for a week she decides to set up another date.  Just in case, you know, he… View Post View Post
The Geography Teacher, Part 2 – Cocktails

The Geography Teacher, Part 2 – Cocktails

Last week Lucy had a first date with 41-year old Josh, a geography teacher from Northampton.  To catch up on what happened, check out Part 1 – First Encounter. Lucy wasn’t exactly blown away by Josh.  For one thing, he lives far away, and has a son. For another, he… View Post View Post
The Geography Teacher, Part 1 – First Encounter

The Geography Teacher, Part 1 – First Encounter

It’s been a week or so since the bitter disappointment of the so-near-and-yet-so-far encounter with Ben from Twitter, so Lucy decides that, in an attempt to Keep Calm And Carry On, she will go back onto Guardian Soulmates to see if she can find a replacement.  Or better yet, an… View Post View Post
The Textlationship, Part 4 – Missed Chance

The Textlationship, Part 4 – Missed Chance

Lucy’s been talking to Ben, who slid into her DMs on Twitter and miraculously turned out not to be a creepy stalker at all, but actually a charming, intelligent, thoughtful, sensitive, and all-round lovely guy. To catch up from the beginning, go to Part 1 – Approach, or for last… View Post View Post
The Textlationship, Part 3 – Feelings

The Textlationship, Part 3 – Feelings

Lucy’s been chatting to a boy from Twitter. To catch up on what happened last time so you get the references, read Part 2 – Escalation. In spite of her reservations about talking to so-called ‘DM sliders’, and about the idea of risking her anonymity by meeting up with someone… View Post View Post
The Textlationship, Part 2 – Escalation

The Textlationship, Part 2 – Escalation

Warning: This post contains a Grey’s Anatomy Season 5 spoiler. If you haven’t seen it yet, then what TF have you been doing with your life?  Oh, and also, you might want to look away now… Previously on Lucy Goes Dating… Lucy had made up her mind not to meet… View Post View Post
The Textlationship , Part 1 – Approach

The Textlationship , Part 1 – Approach

This is a story about how Lucy got asked out for the second time over Twitter.  It gets quite interesting.  I think you’ll like it. Regular readers of this blog will remember the tale of Beardy Al, who got chatting with Lucy on Twitter after she took the piss out of… View Post View Post
Mr Monday, Part 4 – Reunion

Mr Monday, Part 4 – Reunion

Since the failure of her dates with The Separated Dad and The Entrepreneur, it’s been a while since Lucy got any bedroom action, and she’s starting to feel a little twitchy. So she decides to see if Adam, her new Friend With Benefits, might be willing to offer his services… View Post View Post
The Entrepreneur

The Entrepreneur

Since things didn’t work out with Pardeep the Separated Dad, and since Lucy is still out of work and looking for fun excuses to put on actual clothes and venture into the outside world, she’s logged back into Guardian Soulmates to see if any other interesting-looking guys have messaged her.… View Post View Post
The Separated Dad, Part 4 – Crazy Golf

The Separated Dad, Part 4 – Crazy Golf

Last week Lucy went on a second date with Pardeep, who is recently separated and has a two-year-old son.  If you missed this, you can catch up here. After an inauspicious start, the date was surprisingly Not Shit.  Pardeep’s a sweet guy, a bit naive, but well-meaning, charming, and good… View Post View Post