The Work Crush, Part 2 – Weekend

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…

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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
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
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
The Married Man, Part 3 – Aftermath

The Married Man, Part 3 – Aftermath

Lucy’s in a bit of a predicament.  She’s developed spine-tingling girly feelings for her married friend, Michael.  If you missed the story, you can catch up here. If you’ve been following the drama, you’ll probably remember that last week Lucy went to have dinner with Michael, and on the way there… View Post
The Married Man, Part 2 – Dinner

The Married Man, Part 2 – Dinner

Lucy has developed strong feelings for a colleague, whose name is Michael. To read last week’s post, all about how this happened, click here. Lucy can’t be 100% sure if it’s actual love, or just a fuck-off HUGE crush, but it certainly feels like it might be the Real Deal. … View Post
The Married Man, Part 1 – Background

The Married Man, Part 1 – Background

Lucy has a problem.  His name is Michael, and he’s married.  It’s the first day of a new project, and Lucy arrives at the office in Hammersmith at 9.30 am, hair freshly washed, and dressed to make a good first impression.  She is met by the boss, who takes her… View Post
The Newly-Single Friend, Part 7 – Showdown

The Newly-Single Friend, Part 7 – Showdown

We left the story of Lucy and Amir at the point where Amir, who until last year had just been Lucy’s good friend, had asked her out on a date and then cancelled it and vanished. If none of this is making any sense, you’d better catch up first.  Here’s… View Post
The Newly-Single Friend, Part 6 – Ghosting

The Newly-Single Friend, Part 6 – Ghosting

By now you’re probably all familiar with the ongoing drama with Lucy’s newly-single friend Amir. If you’re not, you can read from the beginning here (you might need a cuppa and a comfy chair for that though).  If you’d prefer a quick recap, the most recent post is here. In… View Post
The Newly-Single Friend, Part 4 – Bumble

The Newly-Single Friend, Part 4 – Bumble

Lucy has been having a promising flirtation with her charming, handsome and funny friend Amir. To read what happened last time, click here. Lucy and Amir have been mates for over 5 years, but since he broke up with his partner last Christmas their friendship has become increasingly flirty. Amir… View Post
The Newly-Single Friend, Part 3 – Dinner

The Newly-Single Friend, Part 3 – Dinner

Lucy is meeting her friend Amir for a drink.  Except now that Amir’s broken up with his long-term partner, she’s not sure if they are still friends, or something more.  This might be a sort-of-date, and she’s nervous. (To read the story from the beginning, click here) It’s Sunday evening.… View Post