Personally I’m all for it: handwringing over the “death of romance” brought about by these apps often boils down to technophobia or moralising over casual sex, when in fact they help people date outside their immediate circle. If you’ve ever been in a group setting and realised, with no small horror, that everyone present is either your ex or a friend’s ex, you will attest that this is no bad thing. … [Read more...] about How do I turn a social media crush into a date?
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'The sequence of events was insane, a misunderstanding was left uncorrected for too long, and misinformation spread too far, too fast, then my timing was bad, and in a moment of distress and pain, personal things were blurted out because when you have a secret for decades and you’re traumatized, it always feels like it might just f*****g burst out of you at any given moment, even the most inappropriate and unfortunate ones. … [Read more...] about Jameela Jamil admits she chose ‘inappropriate’ time to come out as queer but insists she will remain a judge of new ballroom show after receiving criticism for taking part
She wrote: 'This is why I never officially came out as queer. I added a rainbow to my name when I felt ready a few years ago, as it's not easy within the south Asian community to be accepted, and I always answered honestly if ever straight-up asked about it on Twitter. … [Read more...] about Jameela Jamil hits back at ‘unhinged’ troll after they accuse her of having Munchausen’s disorder which causes people to lie about being ill
When she told the man she had watched a murder case as a journalist and seen a 21-year-old man jailed, she said he told her: 'It's crazy how guys can make one wrong move and go to jail for the rest of their life.' … [Read more...] about Grace Millane’s suitcase coffin: Chilling CCTV shows moment killer smuggles British backpacker’s naked body out of hotel home inside luggage as he took her to be buried in remote woodland grave
But don’t make such a big deal about it. When you watch a work of fiction, a couple of wonky peripheral details shouldn’t detract from the main thrust of the story. Accuracy is important, but it isn’t the be all and end all. Wolf Hall will still be good, regardless of the state of its dentistry. Essentially what I’m saying is this – pedantry: there should be fewer of it. … [Read more...] about Why I’m sinking my teeth into the Wolf Hall pedants