It was a full house in the band room at Northcote Social Club as I brought people together for a speed dating inspired event. The goal? To make friends. How wholesome. DancePals was part of my plan to bring together the people of Melbourne in good times, bad dates and laughter.
Followers from the Bad Dates of Melbourne Facebook Page gathered at the iconic Temperance Hotel on Chapel Street on Saturday 16 June to meet and share their tales of dating woe. With over 600 attending or interested – I am not sure on the final number of who attended – but the venue was truly packed. I can’t wait for the next event!
I recently wrote a giggle inducing story documenting my attempt to hunt down all the men who have ghosted on me. It’s in Mamamia – check it out!
I QUIT TINDER. My story was picked up by news.com.au, The Mercury, the Herald Sun and many more. I was also in The Daily Mail.
3AW picked up on today’s Herald Sun coverage and did a segment on Bad Dates of Melbourne.
Highlight from Herald Sun below!
I was in the Herald Sun today talking about ‘Bad Dates of Melbourne’. BDOM has over 10k highly engaged followers.
Bad Dates of Melbourne is where locals come together to share their funny dating stories. I am the creator and sole admin of this page. BDOM had 1.6 million post views by its third week and has high user engagement – it does ok.
Some comments on Bad Dates of Melbourne:
“like this page man theirs some quality sh*t here”
“you guys have to follow this page. IT IS HILARIOUS”
“easily my favourite page on Facebook now”
“this is my new fav fb page!”
Bad Dates of Melbourne has been featured in the Daily Mail. Check out Are these the worst dating stories EVER? here for a laugh at some of the Page’s more recent stories.
At a loss now that Married at First Sight has ended? I’ve written a scientific guide for Mamamia showing you how to cope with your loss.
Not sure how much to give at a wedding? I’ve written a handy and thorough guide to help you figure out how much to get at the ATM. This story was syndicated internationally.