Speed Dating

10 Things To Do For Valentine's In London

Niamh Brodie | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Niamh Brodie

Valentine's Day is upon us, and although we can hear your exasperated sighs; you should take solace in the fact that - if you look in the right places - there's a plethora of exciting things to do, no matter what your relationship status.

13 Things You Learn When You Join A Dating App

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 04.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

You tried to ignore that your love life was so non-existent you needed a dating app to give it CPR, but finally you've decided that if you're ever goi...

I Go Speed Dating in Vanessa Feltz's Dreams

Samantha Rea | Posted 02.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha Rea

The dumping was done - obvs - by WhatsApp and included the line: "You are lovely, funny, smart and attractive, but not here." Attractive? I want to ask if he means incredibly beautiful but the dumping doesn't invite debate. It concludes: "I will of course respectfully delete all the fun on my phone and ask you do the same. Sorry."

Flat Hunting Is Just Hardcore Speed-Dating

Sarah Little | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK Comedy
Sarah Little

The current residents need to like you. They need to meet you, laugh at your jokes, and envisage a future of movie nights and sharing chores and decide whether they're ready to bring you into their life. Beyond meeting for a first date, this sh** is serious. Imagine meeting someone for the first time and having to decide there on the spot if you want to live with them. Weird, right?

The Death of Speed Dating

Charly Lester | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Charly Lester

Put simply, traditional dating websites and singles events are normally full of hot women, but completely lacking in sociable, attractive guys. Like most women my age, I'd rather be single than in a relationship with the wrong person.

I Tried Speed Dating

Chris Rooney | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Rooney

Speed dating was daunting. I knew that my looks were fit for purpose, and my personality serviceable - but I didn't know if I could deliver in such short bursts, I was a slow burn. I felt bravery was required, so Dan and I met for drinks beforehand.

Are You Desperate Enough To Try Toilet Dating?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

We've seen dating websites for clowns, speed dating on a plane and dating karaoke, but the crappiest (literally) addition to the list has to be the co...

I'm Speed Dating...On A Jet Plane - Can You Find Love In The Air?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Romance in the skies is fraught with peril – you already know the food is going to be inedible, and if you don’t have sparks with your seat mate, ...

Alternative Valentine's for Lovers and Haters

Natalie Harris-Spencer | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Harris-Spencer

Enamoured by amour? Sick of schmaltz? Or just indifferent to 'involvement'? Whatever your take on V-Day and your Facebook relationship status, there are plenty of alternative options for you in the city of London.

A Novel Written by Lunchtime?

David Prever | Posted 01.04.2013 | Home
David Prever

Gordon E. Moore's famous computing law - which sees processing power roughly doubling every two years - has pervaded every area of our lives. Nothing worthwhile is worth waiting for, which is a dreadful shame.

Do Singles Events Make You Feel More Single?

Sarah Bridge | Posted 27.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Bridge

From never minding being single at all, the fact that I was spending most of my time at singles events made me feel permanently, terminally single. The more singles events I went to... the more I felt as if I was getting further and further away from actually meeting someone.