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The Virgin Active near Cannon Street even makes the top 10 of places daters in the Square Mile have in common.
And while City singles are clearly matching over bars and restaurants, Stark also notes that many are in fact scheduling in early morning pre-work dates amid their busy schedules.
But this stands out as one of the more publishable pieces of advice I received before I went naked speed dating.
The latest in London’s saucy scenes, Date in a Dash have begun hosting nude events for ages 23 to 35, to shake up the dating scene, cut through the bulls*** and to reveal right off the bat who’s really attracted to who, and who’s sporting, say, an unfortunate butt tattoo.
Date in a Dash now hosts more events in London than its competitors, has over 30,000 members and is working with top brands in quality venues all over the city.
And it is the first, in fact, to host an event of this kind.
The individual questions you set out give a useful guide to find potential matches.
Full disclosure: I am a 5”4, size 14 woman on the latter side of 25 with all the trimmings – cellulite, scars, bruises, chipped nail varnish and a rack that gave up the fight against gravity years ago.
The format is simple: regular speed dating, with four-minute meetings, a mingle and a yes, no or friends column to tick. Just 20 quid will buy you a look at 30 odd sets of genitalia – although not, apparently, a bottle of wine at the pricey Balham venue, The Exhibit pub (no pun intended).
“You must be out of your mind,” my friends told me.
(A word to the wise, though, for whoever compiled the playlist: if you want to put women at their ease, lay off the James Blunt.
The only thing that “Goodbye, My Lover” was psyching me up for was a funeral.) I heard later the boys all undressed in the bar in total silence, avoiding eye contact. In we shuffled, in our matching Matalan robes, to a reassuringly dark bar filled with small tables.