Category Archives: The single life

This blog will follow my dating journey.

The Chances of Finding Someone

Two ships are passing in the stillness of the night Each is drenched in darkness and searches for the light Neither is aware of the closeness of their fate They scan the blank horizon, disillusioned with the wait Chances come, … Continue reading

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Yes, no, maybe

Many years ago I joined a website that catered for South Africans living elsewhere. It covered great things ex-pats were doing, good things happening in the Fatherland, and ways to find people you had lost contact with. Then for some … Continue reading

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Why English teachers shouldn’t date

My reason for going back on a dating site could be one of many: – I want a boyfriend – I have lost my mind – I need something to blog about Which one do you pick? Oh, you have … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

I have decided to re-invent myself. I figure that at my age and stage I need to do something new. I accept that this is all part of my mid-life crisis. At the risk of repeating myself, however, a mid-life … Continue reading

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What kind of person am I??

Recently I advertised a window on Trade Me because I had bought it and it was the wrong size but I don’t blame my builder friend who measured the window space at my house and measured the window at the … Continue reading

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Don’t tell my friends!

I have been single for a long time. Over a year. I hear you scoff. You’re thinking a year is not that long. Well, I disagree and this is all about me. I think maybe it’s time I inflict the … Continue reading

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A Valentine’s Day Poem

Valentine‚Äôs Day is a day of love of ourselves mostly; of the idea of someone to spoil; of the misguided notion that a rose or a chocolate or a candlelit meal will wedge itself into the heaving heart or beating … Continue reading

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