24 Hours in Newcastle

Before coming out the thought of dates lasting anymore than one night absolutely baffled me. My standard dating pattern was going for drinks (and getting inevitably smashed), bringing them back to my place and then punting them out the door as soon as the sun was up. The idea that I would want to spend... Continue Reading →

A Letter to a Ghost

I wrote and rewrote this letter a million times. And as I let more and more time pass the letter changed. I was heartbroken and confused, my girlfriend of six months hadn't dumped me, she had simply stopped speaking to me. She wouldn't reply to my messages or phone calls (or seven minute long voice... Continue Reading →

Inter-continental Hoe Phase

*Disclaimer: all covid precautions have been followed, your gal is fully vaccinated (big flex, I know) and I've made sure to follow the rules. It's been quiet on the blog the past few months, the reason being that things with my girlfriend ended and I was completely devastated. The breakup was so unexpected and it... Continue Reading →

Coming Out: To My Parents

Coming out is never easy, there's always that fear that someone will react badly but coming out to my parents was the one I was most worried about. I love my parents and they love me but I was acutely aware that for my whole life I had only ever been with men (as far... Continue Reading →

Coming Out: Self Acceptance

Everyone shares their experiences of coming out to family and friends and we all know how difficult it can be but what you don't see a lot of is the stories of how people came out to themselves. Everyone's journey is different, some people have always known their sexuality and accepted it, others have known... Continue Reading →

What Not to Do on a First Date

You're probably expecting "ten things to avoid doing on a first date" and if you are then sorry to disappoint but you're not going to get it here. I actually find these types of post insanely dull, most of it is common sense like "don't turn up smelly and unclean". I mean c'mon who has... Continue Reading →

Ten Alternative Valentines Ideas

I don't know about you but personally I'm bored of reading about cute date ideas for valentines (low-key just bitter because lockdown means I can't see my girlfriend). But anyway, I've taken the executive decision to give you all some alternative (slightly anti-valentines) ideas. 1. Burn Your Exes Things I know I know "valentines is... Continue Reading →

Coming Out: A Break Up Story

How do you break your boyfriend's heart? Simple; date them for four years, make a ton of happy memories together, start planning a future and then, just when they think it's getting properly serious, you come out as lesbian and tell them you're not attracted to them and possibly never really were. That's obviously not... Continue Reading →

First Date Disaster

I definitely should not have gone on that date. Before we get to the date let me walk you through the red flags I so happily ignored. Do you ever have those moments where you just sense something's off? The person you're talking to isn't necessarily doing or saying anything wrong but their vibe just... Continue Reading →

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