Tag Archives: polyamory

Just One Q

Q from James Bond.

With the recent announcement that his friend Jimmy and his ex- Claire are engaged, Dan realises that he might somebody become the only person in the world with his surname. Continue reading


Dan and Ruth celebrate five years together; Dan spots some curious numeric coincidences; and the pair of them think about throwing a party. Continue reading

Edinburgh 2012 – Day Six

Ruth. I'm proud of her.

Another day at the Edinburgh Fringe: comedy, whisky, a museum… and telling a room full of strangers about your unusual relationship configuration. Twice. Continue reading

Poly In The Media


The day before Valentine’s Day, Ruth, JTA and I gave an interview to a media and journalism student about the nature of our relationship. It went really well, and it pleased me a great deal to hear us all giving compatible answers to her questions, even on the few occasions when she asked us things that we haven’t really talked about before. Continue reading

Valentine’s Day


How did you spend your Valentine’s Day? Dan spent his with the people he loves the most, eating and drinking and being merry. Continue reading

Poly and the Census – Success! (almost)

After much to-ing and fro-ing, the Freedom of Information Act request that a fellow blogger made to the Office of National Statistics, on the subject of households with individuals in non-monogamous relationships or with non-binary genders, has begun to yield results. Dan comments on the findings. Continue reading



Dan discovers a vinyard whose name makes it sound like it was something he came up with. Continue reading

Poly and the Census – Part Four

More fun and games in Zoe’s quest to get meaningful information out of the Office of National Statistics, about how census data reflects non-monogamous and non-heteronormative relationships. Continue reading

Poly and the Census – Part Three

Dan hears back – albeit only via somebody else’s Freedom of Information Act request – to his concerns about the possible treatment of polyamorous households by the Office of National Statistics during this year’s census. And he’s not happy. Continue reading

Poly and the Census – Part Two

Still no reply from the Office of National Statistics… but somebody’s put in a Freedom of Information request now asking a very similar question. Continue reading