Let the Great Online Cake-Off begin…


So, the Great British Bake Off is back on our screens tonight and as a cake lover I couldn’t be more excited. As is the way with my wandering brain, I started to question… Can online daters be cakergorised?

I would say, without a shadow of a doubt, yes.

I would say I was a cheesecake (any flavour); full of cheesy puns, smooth when I need to be, sweet in the right places with a crunch that will either leave you loving me or cursing me. 

Double Chocolate Fudge Cake

This is the good looking dater who has a naughty side, someone who isn’t afraid to indulge in the finer things, throw out a tacky chat-up line or two but know they are top notch and you need them because they’re tasty. Only trouble is, you might just regret your decision when you’re sick to the stomach later on.

Madeira Cake

This is the surprisingly plain, trusty dater who will never let you down. They say the right things, act as smoothly as they can but don’t really stand out from the crowd as defined. You can pretty much do whatever you like to a Madeira Cake, add a little to it or just settle with its simplicity and reliability. You can never go wrong with this… Unless you’re the type to want someone with their head in the air and no graces, then the Chocolate Fudge is probably for you.

Victoria Sponge Cake

Like the Madeira, it’s a trusty cake but it has that little something extra through the middle. More substance and more to look forward to as you make your way through it. It’s sweet and surprising and gives you an overwhelming sense of smuggery. Satisfaction is guaranteed and does not try in anyway to pretend it’s a Chocolate Fudge Cake.

Fairy Cake

Bit questionable, slightly effeminate but still pretty awesome, the Fairy Cake is something you can’t quite work out or put your cherry on. It’s always well presented, with a little bit of flair and enough decoration to keep it questioning. Everyone loves a good fairy..cake.

Carrot Cake

Slightly more exotic, this is something that some people just can’t get their heads around. It’s good to look at & it’s amazing to taste. You wonder where the catch is? It’s well iced and the nuttiness is something to be laughed at but desired. When you find yourself a Carrot Cake, it will be strange at first but you’ll fall for it a treat. 

Obviously there are many more types out there but these are the few I came across in my dating adventure. 

Can you work out which you are? Or what your favourite is? 

I’ll be sat, with my delicious Carrot Cake, seeing what the Bake Off has to offer but ultimately being more than smug with what I’ve got. 


A happy Liebster

So, a good friend of mine has kindly nominated my blog for the Liebster Award. Big thanks to Trevor the Rescue Dog for the little heads up 🙂



– Nominee posts an image of the award on their blog.
– Nominee links back to the nominator’s blog and of course thanks them.
– Nominee answers 11 questions nominator ask of them.
– Nominee then nominates 11 new bloggers they deem worthy with less than 300 followers & make sure to tell them.
– Nominee poses 11 questions for their nominees to answer.


Without further ado, let’s crack on:

1. Why did you start your blog?

After breaking up with my long term boyfriend, joining online dating provided both me and my family/friends with a bit of light entertainment. I went on numerous dates, had numerous interesting experiences and met plenty of people. I wanted to share the experience of modern dating & make people laugh at the same time.

2.    What is your favorite movie?

Back to the Future… And yes, Michael J Fox was my crush

3.    Shoes or bare feet?

Bare feet… Unless flip flops are involved.

4.    Who is your favorite author and why?

Sebastian Faulkes. His books are so engaging and realistic. Birdsong was one of the best novels I’ve ever read. If you haven’t been introduced, it’s definitely time.

5.    What is your most prized possession?

A poem written by a soldier to his lover which he hid under the floorboards of a house. I was given a copy on a visit to the said house but can’t remember where it was. It’s so inspiring.

6.    Cat or Dog?


7.    What is the most delicious food you have ever eaten?

Traditional Indian cuisine at a local restaurant.

8.    What is your favorite quote and by whom? 

Probably quite apt for this blog and very girly but there’s a quote from the oracle that is SATC that says:

‘Sometimes we need to stop analyzing the past, stop planning the future, stop figuring out precisely how we feel, stop deciding exactly what we want, and just see what happens’ – It couldn’t be truer.

9.     If you could meet anyone dead or alive, who would it be?

Audrey Hepburn. Potentially a complete cliche but her films, her work and her image are historic and fabulous.

10.   What is your favorite post that you’ve written? (Please provide link!)

Hmm, well seeing as it hasn’t been going on for too long, I’d say it’s Online Dating: Business, Pleasure or just Off-Putting? 

11.   Share a random piece of wisdom, that relates to the theme of your blog! (Dating/food/animals etc)

I’d say to anyone who’s thinking of online dating… Do it. Why not? You’ve got nothing to lose. Everyone seems to think meeting someone online is something to be ashamed of but it’s not. If you manage to make friends, have  a great time and potentially meet someone you quite like then it’s worth it!

Now apparently I have to nominate some blogs and come up with some questions!

So, I nominate these funny and real blogs:

The 30 Dates Blog

Skinny & Single

30’s Dater

Dating Disasters and Delights

1. What’s the best part about writing your blog? 

2. What inspired you to start writing it?

3. Funniest dating experience?

4. The best chat up line you’ve experienced?

5. The worst chat up line? 

6. Best way to meet someone? 

7. What’s your advice for those who’ve lost all hope when online dating? 

8. Strangest place you’ve met someone?

9. ‘He’s Just Not That Into You’ – Agree or Disagree?

10. If you could go on a date with a celebrity, who would it be? 

11. What’s your favourite blog post by someone else? (Link here)


Look forward to seeing your answers ladies and gents!