Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 2 – Temptation

Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 2 – Temptation

Lucy’s been asked on a second date by Charlie, a tall, charming 40-year-old lawyer she met at a house party. Although she didn’t fancy him at first, Charlie turned out to be clever, confident, easy to talk to, and surprisingly sexy. In other words, pretty much Lucy’s perfect man. Apart from… View Post
The Geography Teacher, Part 6 – Reunion

The Geography Teacher, Part 6 – Reunion

Just two days after Lucy’s surprise date with Charlie, the non-monogamous guy she met at a house party, she has a date lined up with the lovely Josh, the Geography Teacher. Lucy and Josh met up five times before she went to Kenya, but although Josh was a sweetheart and… View Post
Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 1 – The Unexpected Date

Mr Non-Monogamous, Part 1 – The Unexpected Date

After a rollercoaster four months in Kenya, Lucy’s returned to London and is settling back into normal life. She’s found a new job, is working hard to lose the extra pounds that have mysteriously accumulated round her middle, and is back on the hunt for a man. And she bloody… View Post
The Doggy Date

The Doggy Date

Once upon a time, a long, long time ago, way back when Lucy was young, sweet and innocent, and had only slept with about four people, and was full of hope and optimism, and not at all jaded by the dating cesspit, and back in the dark ages when smartphones… View Post
Lucy Ghosts Dating – a Halloween Story

Lucy Ghosts Dating – a Halloween Story

It’s Halloween, and Lucy is dateless. Lucy likes Halloween.  Although she’s bah humbug as fuck about Christmas (which is undoubtedly the WORST holiday of all for single people – and if you want to know why, read this), Halloween’s a different story. Without the enforced family time, and the inescapable… View Post
Mr Strange, Part 2 – Weirdness

Mr Strange, Part 2 – Weirdness

Last time, Lucy had a first date with Adil, a handsome Pakistani guy whom she met on Tinder in Nairobi. If you missed that, you can catch up here. Although Adil turned out to be attractive, chatty, and a perfect gentleman, there was something odd about him that Lucy couldn’t… View Post
Mr Strange, Part 1 – Money

Mr Strange, Part 1 – Money

For this story, let’s rewind slightly. Lucy’s still in Africa, where things have completely fallen apart with Brad, the sexy Australian (if you missed that story, click here to read from the beginning and come back when you’re done in… oh… about three weeks). After Brad freaked out about being… View Post
The Textlationship, Part 7 – Fallout

The Textlationship, Part 7 – Fallout

Lucy’s still in Kenya, where she’s rekindled her text romance with Ben, the charming lad from Wiltshire who slid into her Twitter DMs more than six months ago.  If you need a recap on all of that, start here, or find out what happened last week here. Lucy and Ben… View Post
The Textlationship, Part 6 – Curveball

The Textlationship, Part 6 – Curveball

More than six months ago, Lucy got into a weird text relationship with a guy named Ben. But before they could actually meet, Ben found a girlfriend, and then Lucy fucked off to Kenya, and so they became WhatsApp textpals instead. And they remained remote text buddies until Ben broke… View Post
The Textlationship, Part 5 – Revival

The Textlationship, Part 5 – Revival

While Lucy’s still in Kenya, reeling from the collapse of her romance with Brad, let me fill you in on something else that’s been bubbling away behind the scenes. Long-time readers of these adventures may remember the story of Lucy’s brief but intense text-relationship with Ben, a guy from Twitter… View Post
Mr No-Relationship, Part 14 – Aftermath

Mr No-Relationship, Part 14 – Aftermath

After a whirlwind romance, an angry fight, and a total meltdown, it’s all over between Lucy and the man who stole her heart in the African sunshine. If you’re just joining us now, what the hell took you so long, dammit?!  But you’re very welcome, so make a cuppa, find… View Post
Mr No-Relationship, Part 13 – Meltdown

Mr No-Relationship, Part 13 – Meltdown

Lucy’s still in Kenya, where she’s been dating a charismatic Australian named Brad. Brad won her over with his twinkly smile and his strings of heart-eyed emojis, asked her to be his girlfriend, then did a U-turn faster than Nigel Farage the day after the Brexit vote and decided he… View Post
Names and some minor details have been changed to protect the innocent. And sometimes the guilty.