The Struggles Of Dating As A Tall Woman

October 7, 2018

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 taller men. On a biological level, I think we are programmed to need a man who is physically…


Interview With Charly Lester, Co-Founder Of Lumen App

October 4, 2018
interview with charly lester lumen founder

There’s a dating app for everything these days- whether you’re only interested in dating men with beards, bacon enthusiasts, or people who went to private school, there’s something on the market for you (though no conservative traditionalist app yet, sadly). But the one group of people who are shockingly under-serviced by the current dating market are the over 50s. Which is strange if you think about it- given…


Thoughts On New York City

September 30, 2018
new york city travel advice

My original travel plans this year were to volunteer at a turtle sanctuary in Costa Rica, but I was ill for a good chunk of the first half of this year which put a stop to my mission to become fluent in Spanish. So I decided to push my South American adventure back by a year- and go to New York City instead. Prior to the trip, I…

London Date Ideas

Manhattan NYC Date Ideas

September 23, 2018
date venues manhattan

For the first time, the Date Ideas series is going global. I’d been ploughing through various areas in London, scouting out the best bars, restaurants, and coffee shops in the city, so when I went to visit New York city, I couldn’t miss the opportunity to expand the series across the Atlantic Ocean and see what Manhattan had to offer. The first thing to bear in mind is…


Things I’ve Learned About Friendship

September 19, 2018
things I've learned about friendship

I was reading through a dating self-help book earlier this year, and one of the things they asked me to do was envision my dream life. The thing that surprised me when I did this was that a romantic relationship wasn’t the first thing that popped into my mind. It was having a better work-life balance, but more importantly, better friendships. Don’t get me wrong. I had friends.…