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Yard Bird, Paddington 

From the moment I walked through the door to Yard Bird Ale House at Paddington, I knew I’d found what would become one of my favourite date venues. Not only does it boast a relaxed vibe and friendly staff, but there is indoor and outdoor seating available. We opted for a table indoors, but with […]

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Pig N Whistle, Fortitude Valley

A couple of months ago, I made a spur of the moment decision to break the lease on my two-bedroom north side apartment, sell almost all of my furniture and move into a one-bedroom apartment in Fortitude Valley. This was one of my best decisions for many reasons, most of all because it’s thrown me […]

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Madame Wu, Brisbane 

I’ve been off on more gastronomical adventures lately for eHarmony’s Great Date Guide and, after checking out Billykart Kitchen at Annerley, I was thrilled to have an excuse to head back to Madame Wu for dinner.  With views overlooking the city’s iconic Story Bridge, Madame Wu proclaims itself to be a bar and restaurant best suited for […]

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Vote for love

On the 12th day of Christmas my true love gave to me … nothing, because I was still single. But my single status isn’t due to lack of interest—in fact, thanks to eHarmony, I went on more first dates in the last three months of 2014 than I had IN TOTAL in the past three […]

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Let them eat cake

I love baking; I bake for my friends, my colleagues, my family and, sometimes for the lucky few, my dates—although offering up something you’ve cooked just for them sometimes feels a bit more intimate than whipping off your clothes and getting down to business can be. It’s a little like coming right out and saying, […]

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It’s complicated? It’s bullsh*t.

“Every relationship reaches the “So…” moment, where someone in the relationship will want to take the relationship to a more serious place.” — Are we officially dating? The phrase ‘it’s complicated’ is currently tracking as my most hated phrase and all because, when it comes to dating, things are always … well, complicated. A couple of months […]

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It’s just a date

“The scary thing about dating is that you are either going to marry that person or break up.” I stumbled across this heart-warming little sentiment earlier this year, and it put fear into my heart for two reasons. Firstly, I’m not sure I’m ready for marriage and, secondly, no one likes being dumped. If you’re anything […]

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