The Dating Game – One Year On

I am writing this in bed. A place that is both my prison and my haven. As I lie here doing very little Mr Tree Surgeon is busy doing the washing up, hoovering, cleaning out the Guinea pigs, cooking me lunch. These are all the things that my mum does for me but because Mr TreeContinue reading “The Dating Game – One Year On”

An Open Letter

Dear Lisa Marshall, Hiya! Thanks for taking the time and energy to get in touch. It made my day to hear from you because I’ve had the poorliest morning in a long time. Thank you! I’ve attached some of my blog posts for you to have a read of. https://the-slow-lane.com/2014/12/04/are-we-the-real-undateables/ https://the-slow-lane.com/2014/12/13/foreign-territory/ https://the-slow-lane.com/2015/01/20/dear-diary-im-going-on-a-date/ https://the-slow-lane.com/2015/02/25/dateable/ I’ve highlightedContinue reading “An Open Letter”

Dear Diary – I’m going on a date!

Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeek!!! The venue His house. Hear me out before you give me the third degree. There is a method to my madness. It could well be too overwhelming to meet in a noisy, public, place. I would be anxious beforehand about whether I would find him in the crowd for example. I just don’t feelContinue reading “Dear Diary – I’m going on a date!”

Foreign Territory

I feel like I’m doing a kind of social experiment now! So I’ve been on an online dating site for a week now. If someone messages with ‘Hi, how are you?’ I’m not massively impressed. Whereas if it’s clear from someone’s message that they’ve read my profile I will always reply. I’ve been asked onContinue reading “Foreign Territory”