Posts tagged with ‘relationships’

  • @SelinaWilken: Sometimes I'll read horoscopes, and just go down the list until I find the one I like best. This month I'm Aquarius.

    Horoscopes

    17 April, 2014

    A long time ago, Dan dated a girl who would read several different horoscopes for her star sign, and...

  • Sarah and Richard announce to the rest of the family that they're now married.

    Surprises, e.g. a Brother-in-Law

    18 March, 2014

    While on the way to a stag night in Edinburgh, Dan stops to perform magic in Preston and is...

  • Q from James Bond.

    Just One Q

    28 June, 2013

    With the recent announcement that his friend Jimmy and his ex- Claire are engaged, Dan realises that he might...

  • On This Day In 1999

    5 November, 2012

    In today's On This Day, Dan looks back on bonfire night of 1999, the crushes of his younger years,...

  • Five

    19 September, 2012

    Dan and Ruth celebrate five years together; Dan spots some curious numeric coincidences; and the pair of them think...

  • Ruth. I'm proud of her.

    Edinburgh 2012 – Day Six

    23 August, 2012

    Another day at the Edinburgh Fringe: comedy, whisky, a museum... and telling a room full of strangers about your...

  • Ruth discovers a police box and is inordinately excited.

    Edinburgh 2012 – Day Five

    23 August, 2012

    Day five at the Edinburgh Fringe sees Ruth, JTA and Dan meet up with Matt's new girlfriend, Hannah-Mae, watch...

  • Poly In The Media

    13 March, 2012

    The day before Valentine's Day, Ruth, JTA and I gave an interview to a media and journalism student about...

  • Valentine’s Day

    15 February, 2012

    How did you spend your Valentine's Day? Dan spent his with the people he loves the most, eating and...

  • Monogamy and Mathematics

    12 February, 2012

    Dan proposes an optimal solution for finding yourself the best partner for your monogamous relationship, using mathematics! He takes...

  • Poly and the Census – Success! (almost)

    28 October, 2011

    After much to-ing and fro-ing, the Freedom of Information Act request that a fellow blogger made to the Office...

  • Poly and the Census – Part Four

    19 June, 2011

    More fun and games in Zoe's quest to get meaningful information out of the Office of National Statistics, about...

  • Poly and the Census – Part Three

    13 May, 2011

    Dan hears back - albeit only via somebody else's Freedom of Information Act request - to his concerns about...

  • What I Learned About Democracy, Injury, Packing & Friendship

    3 May, 2011

    Dan has a busy weekend of packing boxes, promoting better democracy, fretting about his dad, and socialising with a...

  • Poly and the Census – Part Two

    28 March, 2011

    Still no reply from the Office of National Statistics... but somebody's put in a Freedom of Information request now...

  • Poly and the Census

    13 March, 2011

    Dan engages in a little polyamory activism, writing to the Office of National Statistics to ask for their assurances...

  • Polyamory as an Identity

    23 February, 2011

    Many people in polyamorous relationships identify as "being" polyamorous, but Dan doesn't. In this blog post, he tries to...

  • Ask for What You Want

    19 January, 2011

    There's a psychological concept called the anchoring effect. If you apply it to successful polyamorous relationship strategies, you get...

  • On This Day In 2009

    1 November, 2010

    Looking Back On this day in 2009 I’d just announced that Claire and I had broken up after our...

  • The 17 Blog Posts That Weren’t

    3 April, 2010

    It may come as a surprise to you that the stuff I write about on my blog – whether...

  • My Friends Are Amazing

    26 November, 2009

    I’d just like to take a moment to say how amazing my friends are. It’s likely to be a...

  • The Break-Up

    1 November, 2009

    Yesterday, Claire and I broke up. We’ve had several rough months, and several even rougher weeks, and this seemed...

  • Keeping Me Up

    14 September, 2009

    Had another strange dream a few nights ago (my blog posts are being published with a bit of a...

  • Claire Goes To Pisa

    18 June, 2009

    So, last weekend Claire moved out of The Cottage and into her new flat, the top floor of a...

  • Year One – A Happy Post That Everybody Will Misunderstand To Be An Unhappy One

    26 August, 2008

    Ruth and I celebrated the first anniversary of our being a couple, this weekend. She came down to Aber...

  • Bryn And Heather

    3 April, 2008

    I don’t want to stir up trouble, and I don’t have any intention to take sides. I’m going to...

  • Valentine’s Day

    15 February, 2008

    None of the four of us (JTA, Ruth, Claire and I) had planned to make anything special out of...

  • The Purple Rose

    29 August, 2007

    I received a surprising gift at work this morning. Click the picture for a full-size snap. A gift box...

  • Final Troma Night Of The Year

    14 December, 2003

    [this post was lost during a server failure on Sunday 11th July 2004; it was partially recovered on 21st...

  • Something In The Water

    10 December, 2003

    [this post was lost during a server failure on Sunday 11th July 2004; it was partially recovered on 21st...