Mr No-Relationship, Part 11 – Fight

It’s been two weeks since Lucy matched with Brad, and what a fortnight it’s been. In just 14 days they’ve gone from two random playing cards in the Tinder deck to the hero and heroine of Lucy’s very own romantic movie, and already she is Baby to his Johnny, Sandy…

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Mr No-Relationship, Part 10 – Loved Up

Mr No-Relationship, Part 10 – Loved Up

If you’ve been following this story, you’ll know that Lucy’s currently in Kenya, where just three days into her stay she met a lovely Australian named Brad. If you haven’t, best to catch up from the beginning here, or have a quick glance at last week’s post at Part 9… View Post
Lucy Overthinks… Botox

Lucy Overthinks… Botox

Lucy’s getting older. There’s no escaping the horror: she can see it every time she looks in the mirror. She can see it especially in the crows’ feet appearing uninvited like a stag party in the Quiet Coach, and in the lines that are starting to crease her forehead, etched… View Post
Mr No-Relationship, Part 9 – Birthday

Mr No-Relationship, Part 9 – Birthday

It’s Friday afternoon in Nairobi, and exactly one week into Lucy’s whirlwind romance with Brad, the 36-year-old project manager from Australia.  Today they’re going away for the weekend – Lucy’s first weekend away since arriving in Kenya, and her first with a guy for over two endless years.  This, in… View Post
Mr No-Relationship, Part 8 – Cold Sore

Mr No-Relationship, Part 8 – Cold Sore

It’s Thursday night in Kenya, and Lucy and Brad have gone back to his fancy hotel.  Even though they only met a week ago, tomorrow they’re off for a sexy weekend away in a scenic lakeside retreat a few hours from Nairobi, and Lucy’s both nervous and excited. If you… View Post
Mr No-Relationship, Part 7 – Mood Swings

Mr No-Relationship, Part 7 – Mood Swings

It’s Tuesday, and Lucy’s now four days into her thrilling-yet-terrifying whirlwind romance with Brad, the 36-year-old Australian construction manager whom she met on Tinder shortly after arriving in Nairobi. As always, if this is all news to you, feel free to nip over here to read from the beginning, or… View Post
Mr No-Relationship, Part 6 – Opening Up

Mr No-Relationship, Part 6 – Opening Up

It’s Monday in Nairobi.  Since matching on Tinder on Friday, Lucy and Brad have had the sort of whirlwind romantic weekend that usually only happens in the movies, and have spent the whole of the day texting like it’s about to be made illegal. To catch up on this, read… View Post
Mr No-Relationship, Part 5 – Escalation

Mr No-Relationship, Part 5 – Escalation

It’s Monday morning. Lucy’s been in Kenya for less than a week, but in a statistically impossible twist of fate she’s already met a cute boy, had a whirlwind few days with him, and agreed to go away with him next weekend.  If you’re just joining us now you probably… View Post
Mr No-Relationship, Part 4 – Coupling

Mr No-Relationship, Part 4 – Coupling

It’s a humid Saturday night in Nairobi, and Lucy’s on an intoxicating second date with Bradley, a 36-year-old Australian guy she met on Tinder just the day before. If you missed it, you can catch up on last week at Part 3 – House Party, or start from the beginning… View Post
Mr No-Relationship, Part 3 – House Party

Mr No-Relationship, Part 3 – House Party

Three days after her arrival in Kenya, Lucy went on Tinder and came across Brad, a 36-year-old construction manager from Australia.  From his photos she couldn’t see herself ever wanting to be thrown roughly over a table and banged from behind by him, but since she’s only looking for friendship… View Post
Mr No-Relationship, Part 2 – Uber

Mr No-Relationship, Part 2 – Uber

Lucy’s now in Nairobi, where she’s going to be working for the next three months.  If you missed this important detail, you can catch up by nipping over to read Lucy Goes To Africa. Three days into the trip she fired up Tinder as a way of making new friends… View Post
Mr No-Relationship, Part 1 – Match

Mr No-Relationship, Part 1 – Match

Those of you who follow Lucy on Twitter may remember a handful of recent tweets about a man who came to be known as Mr No-Relationship. This is his story. Before you get started, you should probably read last week’s post, Lucy Goes To Africa.  It explains how, after deciding she… View Post
Lucy Goes… To Africa

Lucy Goes… To Africa

It’s now been three years since Lucy became single again.  Three long years of swiping her way through the men of London Town, three bastarding years riding the fleeting ups and soul-crushing downs of the dating rollercoaster.  And while she’s had some successes, met some reasonably nice guys, and even… View Post