An ode to the good guy

It’s a pretty sad state of affairs when you set your relationship bar, by the high standards of a casual encounter born in a bar in 2015. But that’s exactly what I’ve done. That boy from Toulouse, who was briefly mentioned in my post Dating World Update was wonderful. Sweet, charming, gentlemanly and…….. on and […]

Back to reality, of sorts

After a holiday that seemed to go on for ever, and yet somehow seems non-existent now, I started back to work-full schedule-this week.  It was surprisingly lovely to get back into the office, see some familiar faces, and meet some new folk too.  But, I’ve also discovered, much to my chagrin, that I worship at […]

Reasons why I don’t have kids #24

I like weekends like this: Cocktails Roof terrace Chat Dinner Chat Wine Tango Chat Wine Death hour return home Beer New friends Tapas Chat Cava Wine Life-righting Whiskey Chat Bourbon Gut-spillage Death hour return home A little work Bourbon More gut – spillage A little work Wine Impromtu gig Making new friends The leisure of […]

Panknado: The Return, Barcelona

For the second time in the last three months, I’ve been picked up in a tornado of unexpected, and marvellously spontaneous activity on a Friday night, and not seen the outside world until I landed heavily on the other side, this time on my way to work on Wednesday morning.  Dark glasses an absolute necessity, […]

The Ten Commandments, Part I

Now, I think I’m a pretty reasonable woman, I like to go out with my friends, I’m sociable and fun, I like to meet and chat to people, have a drink and a dance.  I’m interested in interesting people.  But there really is an art to the chat-up, a certain etiquette if you will, that one should […]