London and blind dating: How hard can it be? There’s only eight million people to choose from. And, although you can't see them up close and personal beforehand, there’s a healthy talent pool to dip into. Right? Not quite.
Blind dates in London
British aloofness dictates that...
Tasty and hopefully tantalising, a dinner date in London is a good old fashioned way to get to know someone new. It might be fine dining or a bite to eat at your local café – whatever you fancy – a dishy date can be the order of the day. And good eye contact above and footsie under the table might be a welcome aperitif too!
So, with a meagre helping of around 5000 restaurants to choose from in London, just where do you and your date, plus rumbling tummies head for?
He’s worked as an undercover musician and published a book about crap dates – which, incidentally, is called Crap Dates. So who better than Rhodri Marsden to take the helm this week as Cupid’s guest dating expert. Rhodri’s tips are essential reading for anyone planning to avoid a disastrous love-life, punctuated by bad dates and angry text messages.
Cupid’s dating tips this week are from Lucie Cave, editor-in-chief of Heat magazine. She knows more than you about celebrity love-lives, and has written a wedding blog for Grazia. So whether you’re looking to make it to that second date, or just bag a first one, take heed.
By Andy Moore
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As the fourth most populated UK city, now boasting around 751,500 people, Leeds apparently has no shortage of talent to choose from. Allegedly, 10 years ago, the North Yorkshire city used to sport 23,000 more women than men. The result? The female of the species could reputedly be more ‘date predatory’ than the male!
The historic Avon-straddling port of Bristol is no stranger to yarn, myth, and even a sprinkling of plain nonsense. From Treasure Island and comedy drama, Starter for 10, to the allusive ‘Bristol Hum’ and Christmas Steps Ghost, the city’s bridges and narrow streets have played host to many a colourful tale.
Suave, sophisticated and certainly one of the most glamorous women of the 20th century, Marilyn Monroe is hailed as a leading light in deciphering the language of love. Her credentials say it all: Starring in over 33 films (mostly romantics), the cool and classic Marilyn was...