Love in Lewisham

This morning, in our day job, we helped to launch the LoveGeist for our client, A study of more than 16,000 people in the UK, among its many fascinating insights is the fact that Londoners are simultaneously the least romantic people in the country and the most keen on long-term relationships.

BC is inclined to attribute these contradictory statistics to the fact that being single in London is fairly exhausting and dating invariably involves schlepping backwards and forwards across the city. If the price of happiness is endless early-morning journeys on the northern line, perhaps we're happy to settle.

Our newly-single friend in Ladywell recently decided to bounce back from her breakup with a night out in Lewisham - with predictably disastrous results. Brockley itself is a little short of pick-up joints, despite the fact that there appears to be a large number divorcees living in the area.

So the question is - where should the single person go in search of love in south east London?