My (not so) Valentine

Saturday was Valentine’s Day, the day of love for all the lovers around the world. A day the romantics of the world rejoice in. A day that can make single people feel like outcasts. A day that florists and chocolatiers and teddy bear companies love because people will spend ridiculous amounts of money to spoil that special someone. For me, Valentine’s Day is the day before all the chocolate goes on sale and I get to buy up big! I don’t care if all the chocolate is heart shaped, it’s chocolate and it’s on sale so I’m a happy camper. … Continue reading My (not so) Valentine

Games….Cafe Stories

There is a standard, unspoken agreement between my girlfriends (and some of my boy friends) and I when it comes to going on a date: we need to go and have a coffee and debrief. We need to discuss the date in detail; what was he wearing, where did we go, did he pay, what did we talk about, what did I wear, am I going to see him again…the list goes on and on. We sit and have multiple coffees, some cake (especially if it was a bad date) and we talk it through. We talk through the doubts … Continue reading Games….Cafe Stories

Cafe stories.

I’m a coffee drinker. A big coffee drinker. And I like nothing more than going to one of my favourite cafes, ordering a coffee and either reading a book, or doing some writing. It’s something I do most days and it’s very relaxing for me because I’m left on my own with my coffee and my thoughts. However the last few cafe visits have been anything but relaxing because the last few times I’ve been, I’ve found myself sitting next to couples, which┬áis usually fine, but these couples have been fighting, or breaking up. And it’s been awkard for all … Continue reading Cafe stories.