So I went on a date last night and it was – lovely. Good looking guy, fantastic shirt, whisky lover, good politics, lots and lots and lots and lots of money, a really nice guy. Except. He just added me to LinkedIn. I have to … Continue reading Serious
I grew up in a fairly Jewish community. It wasn’t a religious community but it was traditional. We’d do Friday night dinners, celebrate the Jewish holidays and sometimes go to Synagogue. I went because it was fun and social and the perfect place to check … Continue reading Violet and the Rabbi
Yesterday I used the word ‘cuntish’ on Facebook and for the first time in years my feminist friends didn’t leap down my throat. Instead, they rolled their Facebook eyes, smiled and said ‘Ugh, you’re never gonna learn’ and carried on discussing the latest South African … Continue reading I’m sorry I offended you.
Today in the park my dog Fred met a Pitbull named Molly and ‘got that look in his eyes.’ My other dog barked and growled at everyone and every dog imaginable. She’s a daschund; they’re nasty like that. I saw six Japanese tourists all dressed … Continue reading On love and dogs
When you finally finally delete The Difficult Guy off your phone but you don’t just delete him you block him from everything you can possibly block him from, then you give away everything he ever gave you and you hope The Homeless Guy enjoys the … Continue reading Fire
I’m lying on the bed, wrapped in a towel, staring at my closet. But instead of choosing something to wear, or agonising over what to wear, I’m thinking how a few days ago a certain man said: ’Violet, you have more dresses than anyone else … Continue reading A frock or two
‘So this guy is really nice,’ I told my girlfriend. ‘He’s bright, funny, entertaining, almost everything about him is right. But he has quite a history, and it worries me. I think I’m just going to do the friend thing again.’ She looked at me … Continue reading Dating