Relationships

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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My days as a DUFF

Last week I took my 15-year-old cousin Maddy to see the new teen comedy, The Duff. Surprisingly, it’s not an ode to Hillary (Duff, get it?) but instead tells the tale of humiliation and redemption experienced by high-school senior Bianca who, thanks to her rude, jock of a next-door neighbour (who happens to be super […]

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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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I got dumped. By text.

A couple of weeks ago, I mentioned how if I owned a food truck, it would be an ice-cream truck called Stone Cold Heart and I’d play empowering break up songs and sell delicious flavours like Don’t Be Sad Salted Caramel, You Deserve Better Strawberry, But I’m Lovely Lime and, what I suspect would be a […]

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Alan is an a***hole

This is Alan. Alan is an a***hole. (Sorry to anyone who thought I was just about to spray the last guy I dated. I could … but I won’t. Mostly because his name wasn’t Alan. And also because I’m a nice person *cough, cough*) Don’t be fooled by Alan’s happy-go-lucky, goldfish looking exterior. He’s got […]

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Bottoms up!

Today I made a startling discovery thanks to The Daily Mail—one that had me running for the work bathroom so I could check my butt out.  Seriously. It’s the ‘thut’. It sounds like it’s going to be sexy, right? It’s actually about as sexy as a … well, I don’t quite know but please, read […]

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