Not put off by the bad luck omens, 60 German singles gathered on Friday the 13th on platform 13 in Berlin's Potsdamer Platz station for a Valentine's Eve speed-dating party with a difference, AFP's Richard Carter reports.
Waiting for them on the platform - red hearts daubed on the windows and red, heart-shaped balloons strewn throughout - Berlin's famous "panorama train," transformed for the night into the "Flirt-Express," the venue for Germany's unusual speed-dating party on the rails.
We met via Tinder while I was in Munich over Easter weekend. Granted you don’t get out as clean as you do with your residual phase and you have scars, but you’re better once it heals,” he answered. It’s the one thing that anyone who values love is looking for.
The city was lively, but quiet as the state of Bavaria is highly religious. I’m on the hunt for a special type of train--- a magic train. They one that would carry me away to a place so full of magic and wonder, that there could be no doubt that this is path I’m supposed to take.
After surfing the web and stalking wonderful librarian blogs, I came up with many already tried-and-true components in support of this event; then I did some hard core recruiting of my most avid student and staff readers.
In looking for ways to celebrate Library Lover’s month in February, I decided to jump on the Book Speed Dating train.
It’s a complicated game in itself made only more complicated by the fact that you’ve been out of it for quite some time.Although the rules never really change, it’s always a shock to deal with the eccentric varieties that come your way.Even in today’s digital age where dating apps provide a pseudo buffer before you meet an individual or not, it’s always a leap when you’re meeting someone for a first date.During these block days, the English Language Arts students have choice reading time so offering Book Speed Dating on these days seemed like a good match to me.Additionally, I commandeered my student assistant, who was the most voracious reader of the bunch, to be my co-organizer.