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…

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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 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
The Geography Teacher, Part 5 – Revision

The Geography Teacher, Part 5 – Revision

Lucy’s been on four dates with Josh, the quirky but disarmingly decent Geography teacher.  Three of these have been amusing evenings in various London drinking establishments, and the fourth was an awkward home visit which, after a sufficient quantity of wine had been consumed, turned into an entertaining (but not… View Post
The Geography Teacher, Part 4 – Private Lesson

The Geography Teacher, Part 4 – Private Lesson

Since Lucy’s clearly not going to get anywhere with Jack, her handsome work crush (at least not for now), she turns her attention back to Josh, the sweet but slightly eccentric Geography teacher from Northampton with whom she’s had three dates. If you need a recap on what happened last… 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
Mr Monday, Part 3 – Satisfaction

Mr Monday, Part 3 – Satisfaction

Lucy is midway through her first hookup with her new FWB, Adam, also known as Mr Monday.  If you missed it, you might want to catch up here before continuing. Lucy hadn’t seen Adam in almost a year, so she was pretty fucking nervous about the whole thing.  To agree… View Post
Mr Monday, Part 2 – Arrival

Mr Monday, Part 2 – Arrival

Lucy’s been looking for a new Friend With Benefits. This isn’t Lucy’s normal style. She’s not really the kind of girl who wants to sleep around, or have a succession of random men passing through her bed.   But she also has, you know, physical needs, and while she continues the… View Post
Mr Monday, Part 1 – Suggestion

Mr Monday, Part 1 – Suggestion

Some of you will remember Peter, Lucy’s first ever Friend With Benefits. Lucy’d never had a Friend With Benefits before, but after spending more than two years single, getting fucking RSI from all the swiping and texting, and probably also veering dangerously close to liver failure from all the drinking,… View Post
Friends With Benefits, Part 5 – Disappointment

Friends With Benefits, Part 5 – Disappointment

Peter is coming over. Remember Peter? He’s Lucy’s Friend with Benefits – the slightly annoying, totally flaky guy who nonetheless is not totally shite and selfish in bed and provides Lucy with some much-needed you-know-what when there are no better options on the horizon. If you don’t remember him, you… View Post
Friends with Benefits, Part 4 – Benefits

Friends with Benefits, Part 4 – Benefits

Lucy has a ‘date’ with Peter, her new Friend With Benefits. To find out how on earth a woman as utterly-crap-with-men as Lucy managed to bag herself an actual FWB, click here (this takes you back to the very beginning). Or click here to catch up on what happened last time. Lucy and Peter have… View Post
Friends with Benefits, Part 3 – Suspicion

Friends with Benefits, Part 3 – Suspicion

With all the goings-on with Al and Amir, you’ve probably forgotten all about Peter, the guy who works in radio who was only interested in Lucy for One Thing. If you’re new here (in which case, welcome!), or you’d like to refresh your memory, you can read from the beginning… 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
Names and some minor details have been changed to protect the innocent. And sometimes the guilty.