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Asia, Bangkok, Thailand

White guys in Asia

by Colin Wright

Bangkok — I spent some time living in Bangkok, arriving at the tail-end of a ‘red shirt’ revolution that predictably solved no problems and pockmarked the urban landscape with bullet holes. After Buenos Aires and Christchurch, I was excited to start building a new life in a new city; a place that was still mysterious, still a vague quantity. A place I had heard so much about, but of which I had very little...

Dating, relationships

21st century romance

by Ellen Catriona

London — Sometimes you meet someone and feel instantly and inexplicably drawn to them. I’m not speaking in an exclusively romantic sense, despite the title of this post. It’s the boy you meet one day in the ...

#100HappyDays, Dating, London

Day 57 #100HappyDays: Blind 'date'

by So-Shan Au

London — ‘Come, you’ll have fun! You’re not going to meet anyone staying in …’ I had been invited to join a friend and her friend (the ‘date’) on a night out to grab a bite to eat and listen to some jazz. I...

Dating, Concert, Prose

A night as "free-range" cattle - or - Searching for a unified theory on courtship.

by Charlie Grosso

New york — He disappeared. A text message left unanswered for a week constitutes an act of disappearance in the current dating vernacular. I think about all the times I’ve disappeared. Not just from texts but em...

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