• Disasters in Dating

    Feel free to watch the epic disaster movie that is my love life, and consequently feel better about your own. I chronicle and comment on the horrors of dating past thirty; both in the romantic and the chronological sense.


  • Bliss

    Being single over thirty is a real dichotomy for me. Most of the time I love it; I've stated the various joys of being my own romantic boss addnauseum. Read more

    Posted on 21 April 2012 DATING, LOVE & SEX
  • Heroes.

    I love my city. It plays host to an enormous variety of people. So much so that I never feel out of place, no matter my mood or choice of attire. The beauty of... Read more

    Posted on 14 April 2012 DATING, LOVE & SEX
  • Pretty Pictures

    My best friend sent me an email yesterday that provided a much needed ray of sunshine on an otherwise (metaphorically) rainy day. Read more

    Posted on 13 April 2012 DATING, LOVE & SEX
  • Ball's-out Barbie.

    If you're a loser like me who follows these things, you will no doubt be aware that there are more single women over thirty in the world than there are men. Read more

    Posted on 09 April 2012 DATING, LOVE & SEX
  • Shot Roast.

    I recently had the pleasure of watching a celebrity roast. In the old days, these events 'honoured' the creme de la creme of the entertainment world, putting... Read more

    Posted on 05 April 2012 DATING, LOVE & SEX
  • Happy First Anniversary, Paperblog!

    Happy First Anniversary, Paperblog!

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    Posted on 04 April 2012 MEDIA
  • Two Exes, No Waiting.

    Due to confusion about our new public transport ticketing system, of which I've now been mercifully relieved, I walked my son to school for four days straight... Read more

    Posted on 31 March 2012 DATING, LOVE & SEX
  • Soul Food

    Thanks to the wonders of modern pharmacology, and finally finding a doctor who seems to give a rats arse, I am managing my depression, and the light at the end... Read more

    Posted on 30 March 2012 DATING, LOVE & SEX
  • Ambience.

    Before I begin this post I, your humble narrator, would like to apologize for the tardy nature of its submission. Due to the unpredictable nature of thirty-six... Read more

    Posted on 25 March 2012 DATING, LOVE & SEX
  • It's a Set-up!

    What I'm going to bring to your attention today is a global phenomenon that is perhaps the greatest personal threat we face as human beings. Read more

    Posted on 17 March 2012 DATING, LOVE & SEX
  • Mel-ancholy.

    I decided back in December that this year was going to be my year; I was going to look after myself and get my life together before I shared it with anyone else. Read more

    Posted on 10 March 2012 DATING, LOVE & SEX
  • A Night on the Town.

    Despite the fact that I woke up this morning feeling like I'd been doused in honey and glued to a hornet's nest, I feel great. Read more

    Posted on 03 March 2012 DATING, LOVE & SEX
  • No,

    It is a well-known fact that I loathe reality television - unless it involves cooking because, as I've mentioned previously, I am somewhat of a gastropod. Read more

    Posted on 24 February 2012 DATING, LOVE & SEX
  • I Don't.

    My mother and I are two very different people and, as I have discussed here before, I suspect she's always been a little disappointed that she didn't get the... Read more

    Posted on 18 February 2012 DATING, LOVE & SEX
  • Party Plan.

    I will be celebrating my fortieth birthday this June. My regular readers will be familiar with my chronic shyness, and would naturally therefore assume that it... Read more

    Posted on 16 February 2012 DATING, LOVE & SEX
  • Typo.

    Despite strenuous arguments, denials, and emphatic statements to the contrary, I have had to admit recently that I do in fact have a type. Read more

    Posted on 12 February 2012 DATING, LOVE & SEX
  • One Fat Mother.

    I love chips. I love TV. I'm a size fourteen when I should be a size ten. I also have a tummy I sometimes have to cinch into my jeans by pulling on my belt a... Read more

    Posted on 10 February 2012 DATING, LOVE & SEX
  • Polar Opposites Attract.

    My high school teachers, my schoolmates, my best friend, and even my own mother will tell you that I am a confounding mess of contradictions and, interesting... Read more

    Posted on 06 February 2012 DATING, LOVE & SEX
  • An Un-motivated Seller?

    As I sit here, pondering the failures and successes of my life thus far, as I tend to do when I'm terribly bored and similarly un-motivated to do anything... Read more

    Posted on 03 February 2012 DATING, LOVE & SEX
  • She's a Rocker.

    I've always said that I was a fourteen year old girl trapped in a woman's body, and over the past few weeks, I seem to have been on a mission to prove it to... Read more

    Posted on 28 January 2012 DATING, LOVE & SEX