Still fine at 50

Macho man Monday! Still fine at 50: Happy birthday to US actor Blair Underwood who celebrates his 50th birthday today! Ladies, if you’re looking for your own fine fella, join http://www.dates4us.com today.

It’s carnival!

Yes, the weather is grim but… it’s carnival time! Whether you wine, wuk up, wile out or just watch, have fun and be safe if you’re heading to Notting Hill Carnival. And don’t forget: if you’re looking for your own special someone to wuk up with, join http://www.dates4us.com today! In the meantime, here’s a soca…

Poetic love lyrics: but whose are they?

He’s one of black Britain’s most revered wordsmiths; in 2002 he became the first black poet to be published in the Penguin Modern Classics series; and earlier this year, the poem that this extract (below) is taken from was listed in the Southbank Centre’s 50 Greatest Love Poems list.     Oh, and it’s his…

Can ‘loose’ women give relationship advice?

She’s famed for her alleged sexual liaisons with rappers including Jay-Z, Ja Rule, Lil Wayne, Bobby Brown and Soulja Boy, and is widely known by her nickname, Superhead. So it’s no surprise that there was cynicism amongst many when, in 2009, former video girl turned author Karrine Steffans published her third book The Vixen Manual:…

Divine Ms. Devine: 65 and sassy

Still sassy in her sixties! Happy birthday to US actress Loretta Devine – pictured with her husband Glenn Marshall – who celebrates her 65th birthday today! Whether you’re fabulous in your fifties or smoking hot in your sixties and you’re looking for love, join http://www.dates4us.com. Love has no age limit and new romance could be…

Mad about manners: who made this statement?

Charismatic and fun-loving, he’s loved the world over. Often the centre of attention, he knows how to work a crowd with entertainment, but knows how to focus when it’s time to do what he does best.   Arguably his country’s current best-known export, he exudes confidence; isn’t shy when it comes to celebrating a victory;…

Men can’t keep up in the bedroom?

Women have long been stereotyped for using the headache ‘excuse’ when looking for a reason to avoid sex with their partner. But according to a recent survey, it’s men who are failing to satisfy their wives/girlfriends in the bedroom. In 2013 and again this year, controversial dating company Victoria Milan – a dating website for…

Mature kissing couples: awe-inspiring or awful?

He celebrates his 60th birthday today, but famed US weatherman Al Roker proved that public displays of affection (PDA) aren’t just for young folks when he was spotted having a public smooch with his wife Deborah earlier this year.   The popular weather anchor for NBC’s morning programme Today was shopping with his wife of…