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Dating

How Many More Romantic Quotes Can We Handle?

How Many More Romantic Quotes Can We Handle?

Life is too short to fall for people who don’t love you loudly, or for relationships that don’t set fire to your soul. Our time on this earth is impermanent and in those years we must love fearlessly. The person you’re meant to be with […]

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Book Review: Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

Book Review: Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

Modern Romance: An Investigation by Aziz Ansari is a book that I keep revisiting over conversations with friends. Ansari addresses the pleasures and perils of modern romance in an honest, humorous, insightful and quintessentially millennial manner. His references expand from celebrities and Reddit threads to […]

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Dating Etiquette: Are Mobile Phones a Faux Pas?

Dating Etiquette: Are Mobile Phones a Faux Pas?

We’re having drinks in a somewhat low-key, dimly lit Italian place in the heart of Soho. There’s mainstream jazz music playing on the background and I’m halfway into narrating a funny story. He listens attentively, leaning against the bar, head tilted with interest – or […]

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14 Things to Do on Valentine’s Day in London

14 Things to Do on Valentine’s Day in London

Did I ever mention that I love Valentine’s Day? That I’ve been almost bullying my colleagues with my anticipation and enthusiasm since the first Valentine’s-Day-themed window shop decorations popped up around central London? Well, I do. This is why I put together a list of […]

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The Translated Files: The Starfish Position

The Translated Files: The Starfish Position

With this post I would like to introduce a new ‘column’ in this blog! Every now and then I come across an article that resonates with me or prompts me to think but is written in Greek. So I decided to do what I do […]

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Jane Austen: Modern Relationship Advice 101*

Jane Austen: Modern Relationship Advice 101*

I’m currently reading Jane Austen’s Emma and yesterday I stumbled upon the following excerpt:

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The Carbonara Effect

The Carbonara Effect

“I heard about your carbonara trick, with the egg and everything”, he says with a conspiratorial smile that swiftly spreads across his face, “S. tried it last night and told me that it worked”. Carbs? Trick? Works? I instantly decide that I need to know […]

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Who’s Afraid of First Dates?

Who’s Afraid of First Dates?

Hands down, who’s afraid of first dates? Well, you have every reason not to be. I love first dates. Even though the thought of first dates might be intimidating, they can be a great deal of fun. If you have one (or many) lined up […]

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