Entries by The Guyliner from 12/2012

An Awkward Date With the Guy Who Gave Me a Serious Case of Déjà Vu

| Posted 12.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

It becomes clear why I don't fancy him at all, why the fireworks failed to materialise - he looks like me. Like, spookily. His hair, the same kind of dishwater brown and even greying in similar spots as mine, is styled as if he used me for a mirror. I'm on a date with myself.

A Delicious Date With the Lip-Smacking Lovely Who Had a Bellyful

| Posted 12.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

I have a rule: no food on a first date. It can only end in disaster, really. Sauces slop down your front a whole lot more eagerly if you're dining opposite somebody you're desperate to impress and vegetable-induced farts are all the more enthusiastic if they know you're sharing crudités with a stranger.

Yes, Many Parents Probably Don't Want a Gay Child, But Shouldn't We Be Asking Why?

| Posted 12.10.2012 | UK Politics

David Davies thinks most parents would prefer not to have a gay child. And you know what? I think he's right. But not for the boring reason he trundles out - the mythical lure of having loads of toddlers who are vaguely connected to you coming over and wrecking your house every Saturday afternoon.

Supermarket Singles: Why a Trip to Grab the Groceries Can Be a Real Tearjerker

| Posted 12.19.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Almost everything sold in the supermarket is aimed at an audience of two or more. Your hand hovers over the English muffins, packed in sixes. You'll never eat six, not before they go stale. The only way you could get through six muffins before the mould hits is by having them for every meal for the next two days.

Boom! Deathly Dull Dating Myths Exploded At Last

| Posted 12.23.2012 | UK Lifestyle

The concept that being strong-willed enough to keep your trousers on makes you in any way more honourable is horribly outdated and unfair.

The 25 Men You Should Never Date

| Posted 12.26.2012 | UK Lifestyle

There are so many good guys out there -- you almost need two hands to count them. But in among the gold, is the tin. The sand in your sandwiches, the rain on your parade. The world is full of men you shouldn't date, for every kind of reason.

Why I Believe in Internet Anonymity, Even When You're Calling Me a ****

| Posted 12.28.2012 | UK Tech

Anonymity is a gilded cage which protects us from each other. Let the key stay lost.