The 3rd Date with the ‘Next Time’ Girl

  • Date: 15.01.2016
  • Venue: Happiness Forgets; Eckovision
  • Participant: Polish Girl (Round 3)

And so we found ourselves at the next next time. It almost didn’t happen. In accordance with previous conversations I’d arranged it for a Friday, but just after lunch time on said Friday she messaged saying she was ill and couldn’t make it. She was very apologetic, and said she would do any other day. I believed her. But that wasn’t the point. If it was any other day of the week I wouldn’t have minded so much. But it was a sacred Friday. And I had a lot of girls on the go at the moment who I needed to fit in, but it was now too late to offer it up to anyone else. It was messing with the tight and tricky logistics I was currently immersed in. Continue reading


The 3rd Date with the Lawyer

  • Date: 14.03.2012
  • Venue: Hix, Mark’s Bar
  • Participant: Lawyer Girl (round 3)

Before we begin this date, the third with the Lawyer, I will take you back several minutes to before the meeting. We had arranged to meet at that weird tourist attraction on one of the corners at Piccadilly Circus – I know they’re not really corners, but I’m not really sure what one is meant to refer to them as. I was a little bit early as I don’t like to be late. She was late as usual. It transpired that she had some work dumped on her late in the day. I, on the other hand, was sat at my desk twiddling my thumbs, on both hands, pretending to work. Continue reading