I've recently discovered a super lovely accessories brand for kids called Mimi & Lula.Set up by two mums called Tash and Nic who used to work in retail creating accessories designs for 'big girls', then became mums to girls and realised that the accessories they'd like their kids to wear didn't exist. The range is fun without being twee, stylish and affordable. Here's Minnie, delighted with her new glitter bag (£15) and checked bow (£7), meanwhile I've got my eye on the joyous red balloon bag (£15) - I think I could get away with carrying that as an evening bag at a party!I lowkey really hate any kind of messaging, whether it’s texting or chatting on whatever app.” – Quyen, early twenties. Which gets repetitive, and then gets boring.” – Matt, late twenties.“I’ll just delete my dating apps temporarily to take a break from online dating in general.I think after a while the disappointment gets exhausting — whether it be from a bunch of dates with no real connection or guys not messaging back or what.Online dating is also just time-consuming.” – Kate, mid-twenties*.
I simply wanted to eliminate the dull droning on about facts and figures—whether it’s snowing or raining, how cold it is, what we do for work, how long it takes to get to work, where we went to school—all those things that we think we have to talk about with someone new but that tell us little about who the person really is.
Today we are going to take a look at 4 ways to have more meaningful conversations on the first date, and avoid uncomfortable silences.
I have also put together a free PDF on 12 great questions to ask on a first date for a deeper conversation.
I usually delete Tinder because I get no messages or matches.
And I really have no time for mindless small talk and flaky people.