I am a lifelong Londoner and small cog in a large, corporate machine. I write about relationships, office politics and life in England’s great capital.

My novel about dating in London is available now in the Amazon UK store or in the US store.

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I tried speed dating – it nearly ruined me

My housemate Luke suggested we try speed dating… — I was glad to be doing something with Luke other than drink tea. It had also been a while since I did anything special in the dating sphere. Online dating seemed to reduce everyone to a soundbite, a glib comment, a filtered photo and the illusion … Continue reading I tried speed dating – it nearly ruined me

My life was taking a downturn

It was early afternoon and Jess walked into my office. I was alone and listening to the Beastie Boys on my computer. “Oh god,” she said. “You’re listening to that eighties crap again. Things must be bad.” “It’s nineties crap, actually. And yes, things are bad.” Jess peered over my shoulder. “Working hard as well, … Continue reading My life was taking a downturn

My friend set me up with his coworker – failure ensues

An old fashioned, oft-overlooked approach the introduction is the classic low-risk/high-gain manoeuvre. And it got me excited. Luke wanted to meet his colleague one-on-one. Should it go well, I could join his work pals; we could form a Summer Gang and link up for festivals and beer garden larks. A sunny montage unfolded in my … Continue reading My friend set me up with his coworker – failure ensues

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