Category: Woman of Experience

Should you be dating?

Online dating frequently presents itself as a safe haven where you can meet others who are are all apparently online for the very same purpose. It’s sold as a huge sweetie shop where hundreds of people just like you are also looking…

Want dating advice from a WOE?

Since August 2015 I have been tossed around on uncertain seas. There was Bob who died on April 22 and you can read about that here and I could say many things except that I did make a fine speech…

The Advantages of Age

Along with a couple of other clever ladies (I might be one of them) we have set up this site to counter the media narrative that women over 45 are dead and the execrable captions underneath pictures of women that…

When did Aussie Men get scared?

Australia was once thought of as a land where men were direct, brave and they liked to fuck. I know, because I grew up here and there was a lot of fun to be had. Especially if you worked in advertising…

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…

The bearable lightness of online dating

Ok listen up. There is a lot of unnecessary heartbreak, regret, hand-wringing and second-guessing going on and it’s got to stop. As I wrote a long time ago on WOE: sometimes in life, shit happens but this isn’t shit we’re…

Tinder Melbourne: The Unready Man

By a series of strange, not totally positive happenings, I have found myself in Melbourne, city of my birth, for a while. Three and half weeks in I was getting bored and decided it would be fun to get laid.…

In matters of lust, act professional

It’s not inconceivable that mobile communication may one day be proved responsible for more people not talking to each other than the other way around. Smart phones are only smart if you know how to use them but it seems, in…