Dos and Don’ts of Online Dating

My apologies to those of you who really couldn’t give a damn about dating websites for writing another post on this, but honestly, it’s an absolute goldmine. This stuff just writes itself. Don’t send someone a message that’s impossible for them to respond to. It’s all well and good being a bit cheeky and flirty, … Continue reading Dos and Don’ts of Online Dating

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What I’ve Learnt… About Online Dating

In a mood of boredom and boldness I joined a dating website the other week. Here are a few things I’ve noticed: People don’t always know how to react when you tell them you’ve joined one of these things, even if they were telling you before to go for it. It seems that they don’t … Continue reading What I’ve Learnt… About Online Dating

Andreas Lubitz and reporting on depression

Written March 2015 I’ve just spent a frightening hour reading reports on Andreas Lubitz and the Germanwings crash, particularly on the news that he had been or was still suffering from depression. Some “newspapers,” including the Daily Mail, are asking why he was allowed to fly. Comments on various websites are suggesting that people with … Continue reading Andreas Lubitz and reporting on depression

Why the Oscars are ludicrous – and my own completely pointless opinions on the best films of the year

Any of you who have been on this blog in the last couple of months or have spoken to me during that time will know I’ve been going to the cinema a lot lately. A LOT. The only Best Picture nominated film I haven’t seen yet is Boyhood- and that’s because I’m annoyed with them … Continue reading Why the Oscars are ludicrous – and my own completely pointless opinions on the best films of the year