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Stella Grey: The Guardian got it wrong

Your comments and correspondence have increasingly insisted  I should step into the parallel universe of dating that is the Stella Grey Experience. I didn’t want to go there, partly because I don’t want to be accused of picking on easy…

Bob and the brain tumour

Following a few recent comments, I’m a little worried as there are some people who don’t seem to realise much of what I write is light satire and observation. For the record, the following piece is written absolutely straight up. It…

Men like pictures. So do I.

Aside from never making the same relationship mistake twice, one of the few advantages of being a woman of experience is understanding that you cannot change the way a man thinks. There is no way to break this to you…

Ask, don’t always get.

Call me old fashioned but I don’t really consider “Do you like anal?” a great question and definitely not a first date discussion.. This does not seem to stop some men who feel that the initial process of getting to know…

Alas poor Stella Grey

“Edgy,” said the Editors. “Groundbreaking,” they all agreed. And then, having decided to commission a dating column by yet another divorced journalist who could not understand why a man would leave her, they went to the pub. To make it…

The meaning of curly hair

Today as I was Sunday tweeting I met a wonderful lady called Stefanie Gunning who lives online, here. Stefanie writes well about many subjects, but what I love about her most is that she too has uncontrollable hair. Her hair has…

Texting: Almost never a good idea

I was at the gym yesterday and somehow (don’t ask) I got talking to two guys who I know very well by sight, about girls needing attention. Those of you who wonder why I do not know the names of…

Missed the boat

My work life balance has been thrown out of sync this year. Mostly I have been doing life, beginning with a month in Australia from which I returned four weeks ago. With barely time to crawl of the ether that…