The Twitter Date, Part 4 – Revelations

Lucy has had one date with Al, who bravely asked her out over Twitter.  If you missed it, click here to read from the beginning. In spite of the fact that Al sports a full-on lumberjack-style beard, and has a background that is the polar opposite of Lucy’s safe middle-class…

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The Twitter Date, Part 3 – Meeting

The Twitter Date, Part 3 – Meeting

It’s the day of Lucy’s date with Al, the 32-year-old bearded mechanic, lifeboat rescue crew member, and father-of-two who asked Lucy out over Twitter. To read from the start, click here. For the first time in a long time, she’s nervous about a date. This isn’t your usual, run-of-the-mill online… View Post
The Twitter Date, Part 2 – Proposal

The Twitter Date, Part 2 – Proposal

Lucy has been chatting with a guy on Twitter.  If you missed it, you can read the story so far here. Al is a 32-year old mechanic and lifeboat crew member, and unlike so many of the twats and weirdos out there, actually seems like he might be moderately sane and… View Post
The Twitter Date, Part 1 – Banter

The Twitter Date, Part 1 – Banter

This is a story about how Lucy got asked on a date via Twitter. Wait… you mean Tinder, right? Actually, no.  Not Tinder.  Twitter.  Here’s how it happened… Lucy has only recently joined this popular social media platform, and she doesn’t really understand it. Currently she has about 130 followers… View Post
The Newly-Single Friend, Part 1 – Beginnings

The Newly-Single Friend, Part 1 – Beginnings

Lucy’s friend Amir has recently split up from his long-term partner. Lucy and Amir met through work, and have been friends for about five years.  They don’t work together any more, but they have a feisty ongoing WhatsApp chat, and get pissed together every so often. When they met, Lucy… View Post
Friends with Benefits, Part 2 – Body Hair

Friends with Benefits, Part 2 – Body Hair

Lucy’s had three dates with Peter who works in radio.  (To read from the beginning, click here.) The third date wasn’t really a date – more an entirely unapologetic and surprisingly acrobatic sex session, after which he vanished completely into thin air. Lucy was just about start googling for news… View Post
The Online Dating Virgin (Part 2)

The Online Dating Virgin (Part 2)

Lucy has a date with Daniel, who does the same job as her.  Lucy likes Daniel because in his photos he looks like David Tennant.  Not that Lucy is shallow or anything. Daniel is divorced, and this is his first ever online date.  Lucy’s determined to be so impressively witty… View Post
The Online Dating Virgin (Part 1)

The Online Dating Virgin (Part 1)

Lucy has matched with Daniel.  Daniel is 45, has brown hair, and looks a bit like David Tennant.  Lucy is deliriously in love with David Tennant.  She even took up watching Doctor Who, and sat through dozens of ridiculous episodes, because of him.  (So she was bloody relieved when he… View Post
Blast from the past

Blast from the past

Lucy’s matched with Mark from Bumble. Mark appears to be very handsome but it’s hard to be sure as he only has two photos.  One is a head and shoulders shot with just blue sky behind.  The other is the same photo, only zoomed in. Lucy wonders if Mark has… View Post
Online d(eb)ating (Part 2)

Online d(eb)ating (Part 2)

Lucy has been asked on a date by Steve.  To read how this happened, click here. Steve initially told Lucy he didn’t find her attractive, and only swiped right on her profile because he swipes right on everyone and then decides later if he likes them or not. In other… View Post
Online d(eb)ating

Online d(eb)ating

After a series of unsuccessful attempts to meet a nice guy on Bumble, Lucy decides to try something new.  So she signs up to Happn, the app that tries to pair you up with people you’ve crossed paths with. She thinks the idea of fate is pretty much a load… View Post
Still not down with the kids

Still not down with the kids

Lucy’s been on one date with Vincent, the handsomest man she has ever been out with.  It wasn’t exactly a roaring success.  It turns out Vincent has a few rather controversial opinions.  To find out what they were, click here. Having taken exception to some of these opinions on the… View Post
Names and some minor details have been changed to protect the innocent. And sometimes the guilty.