Tag: dating

Online Dating the Old-Fashioned Way

The expression ‘online dating’ seems to crop up everywhere nowadays. Websites such as  e-Harmony, Match.com and Plenty of Fish are thrust at us constantly. It’s the cool way to try and meet the person of your dreams and, of course, totally socially acceptable. However, meeting a partner through a dating agency wasn’t always considered to be

A Brief Encounter

 A secret account. Trying to get noticed. Won’t take no for an answer. Persistent messages. Finally chatting. A great rapport. Built slowly over months. Shared secrets. Trusting too easily. A mid-life crisis? A request for a lunch date. A meeting at a station. A pleasant surprise. Can it be the same person? An afternoon of culture. Matchstick men