Color Me Badd Dates by Smudged Lipstick Review

This might come as a surprise to some of you, but I’m actually getting quite into public speaking. While in New York, my friend Zey wanted to go to some kind of writers event, and I found this open mic night at a poetry cafe. Despite being a bit unprepared,…

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How To Deal With Flaking

I’m by no means perfect. I say the wrong thing sometimes. I sleep too much. I’m disorganised as hell. But I have a big heart. If it’s someone’s birthday, I’ll show up with a present an a card. I’m upfront and honest and don’t mess people around. And if I’ve…

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How To Be Single

What is it like being single? The stereotypes range from the Bridget Jones type, alone in a flat miming the words to “All My Myself”, to Rebel Wilson’s party girl character in How To Be Single. In reality, most of us probably fall somewhere between the two extremes. Besides one…

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How Long To Message Before A First Date

Timing in the dating process has always been a topic for debate. How soon is too soon to move in together? What length of time is reasonable to expect to be exclusive? How long should you wait to have sex? But before you get to that stage- when you’re messaging…

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The Struggles Of Dating As A Tall Woman

I’m tall. Around 5’8″-5’9″, or roughly 174cms if you’re dealing in metric. OK, I know, that’s not that tall. In the modelling world, that’s nothing. But it’s tall enough to make dating an absolute nightmare. Let me explain. I’m in the 90% of straight women who is only attracted to…

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