Sharing this because i hope to see more people enjoy the seeking before reaching the shore.
Doing the rounds today on Reddit, Facebook and the Twittersphere is a bizarre ad for a local dating event tonight… Indeed, it was a ‘Speed Dating for Young Professionals’ evening hosted by Rachael Chan of fame.
HK is a tough place for dating, as recent studies show, but perhaps this latest ‘niche’ event is a little hard to stomach for even the most hardcore of singletons.
Then again, if those who attend these events are pairing off with each other, then perhaps they’re doing the rest of us a favour.
It was all very cringe-worthy and, for much of it, I wanted to eat my own legs in despair.
Also, although relaxed, I couldn’t help but detect a heavy stench in the atmosphere from both the men and women present (I believe it was Eau du Desperation.) I happened to be the only Caucasian at this event, but one has to wonder if an ABC, BBC or any non-white male would be welcome at the gathering advertised above…
They do care about feedback & suggestions and strive to achieve customer satisfaction at an excellence level.In the time of Tinder, when your next date might be just a “swipe” away, a surprising number of Hongkongers are still forking out to go on speed dates – organised social events where participants have a succession of one-on-one conversations with potential partners in a limited amount of time.A growing gender imbalance in city means single women here are increasingly willing to spend money on the search for a special someone – potentially big business for matchmakers, who say the scene is now attracting more well-educated clients.“As a woman in her 30s, I really can’t be bothered texting back and forth over the phone.I am looking for a serious relationship.” While she tried apps and dating websites a few years ago, Mary ditched the virtual approach after running into several men who lied about the fact that they already had a girlfriend.If you are also a seeker like me, here's a warm tip: Fever is a nice big tree you can park.