Bbc news speed dating
‘At the same time as I stepped forward, a woman – the twin-set and pearls type – shouted “I don’t think anyone here is the sort of person to have a tattoo”.
‘The rest of the evening was spent answering questions about my tattoo.
Imagine this: you’re stuck in an elevator and have less than 60 seconds to pitch your business idea to the interested party.
Those 60 seconds could change your life, but only if you figure out the right thing to say. Stressful, awkward and with me nervously rambling on, all the while hoping my date doesn’t notice the sweaty hand marks on my cocktail glass.
‘If I can shop through a meat-market of thousands of women for free, and from the comfort of my home, what’s the benefit of paying for speed dating?‘I’d tried speed dating numerous times before I met him, but most of the men were much older than the suggested demographic for the group.‘Some were drunk, some had no idea that sweat pants weren’t a suitable outfit and others thought it was okay to bad-mouth the other women in the room.‘Later, they both emerged looking very dishevelled.His hair was all over the place, and her make-up was smudged.