talking to strangers


In England, a welcome packet for Polish migrant workers advises them that a good way to start a conversation is to make a comment about the weather. One BBC writer tried out this bit of wisdom and found that in ten attempts at starting a conversation, only one person refused to answer his climate comment. READ MORE »


I have finally found the solution to meeting people in public: the Talk To Me pin. Say I’m walking down the street and a guy thinks I’m kind of cute (clearly) but doesn’t want to stop and introduce himself because he thinks I probably have a boyfriend. Well, if I were wearing the TTM pin,… READ MORE »