So it’s two small steps for man….
….and two giant leaps for MRDA since the last online episode……
So, a couple of Wednesdays back (on that day forever hallowed as that of one Mr Valentine), I embarked on my first foray into the world of what many call “dating”. She contacted me on OK Cupid!, liking what she read and saw there; after a series of hit-and-miss communications, we agreed to meet on neutral ground (which turned out to be a pub in the end!) It went better than expected, though I fear the hallowed sexual spark aspect remained far from reach. Not that I didn’t find my evening’s company attractive ( I did); rather that we
developed, at best, a limited rapport with each other due to tinges of inhibition on both our parts; not quite as she anticipated, I guess. Nowt-the-less, looking at it within the larger context, I can’t really call it a fuck-up – quite the opposite in fact!
Even to call it a failure presupposes an action; and every act presupposes courage…..
Current state of play? I’m in two minds about calling her again; I wonder if I should let it pass or ring her ass – I’d be comfortable with either of the two situations as it goes……
Last week, I made the first move toward solo living and put forth an application for council residence; it isn’t ideal for me to stay within the bounds of Newham, but if I can get hold of accommodation with cheap rent and good transport links to the places I’d rather spend time, then I won’t grumble….. too much!
Will our (anti-)hero attain his goals of solo living and serious lovin’? Stay tuned…..
(In other news, I currently listen to a few choice cuts by Adam Ant, my mind consistently conjuring up images of Fist of the North Star‘s Juuza, riding into battle with his Cloud posse in tow. Maybe I should cobble together a half-baked You Tube music vid – that or get some sleep! Night, nakama!)