Blind date:’ We had a long dialogue about cows’

Will lawyer Jen, 26, hit it off with chartered surveyor Jeremy, 29?

Jen on Jeremy

What were you hoping for ?
Someone who was a laugh. First impressions ?
That he bore a faint similarity to Elijah Wood. What did you talk about ?
My proximity to the Arsenal stadium, his course on how to cook Christmas dinner on a BBQ, and our respective niece and nephew. It was great to present someone pictures of my nephew, as my friends are running out of interest. Any awkward moments ?
I arrived first and when Jeremy arrived, he was seated at the table next to me. I started to think he wasnt going to show.

Good table manners?

Best thing about Jeremy ?
He was easy to talk to and had lived in New Zealand, where Im from. Would you introduce him to your friends ?
Yes, he would get along with some of the cricket-lovers.

Describe him in three words
Kind, funny, enthusiastic.

What do you think he made of you ?
Confident and a bit scatty. Did you go on somewhere ?
Only to the station. And did you kiss ?
No, a hug goodbye was it. If you could change one thing about the evening, what would it be ?
We wouldnt have had a long conversation about cows and how to round them up. Marks out of 10 ?
6. 5. Would you meet again ?

Jeremy on Jen

What were you hoping for?
To gratified a fun, outgoing person.

First impressions?
Delighted I hadnt been stood up, then impressed.

What did you talk about?
Brexit and Trump, sport and pony riding, and New Zealand.

Any awkward moments?
We sat at separate tables for 10 minutes before realising.

Good table manners?

Best thing about Jen?
Shes an easy-going Kiwi.

Would you introduce her to your friends?
Why not?

Describe her in three words
Smart, funny, attractive.

What do you think she made of you?
Who knows?

Did you go on somewhere?
It was already quite late.

And did you kiss?
Only on the cheek at the end.

If you could change one thing about the evening, what would it be?
Wed have ordered the chocolate tart.

Marks out of 10?
7. 5.

Would you meet again?
We got on well, so yes.

Jeremy and Jen ate at Tabun Kitchen, London W1. Fancy a blind date? Email blinddate @theguardian. com.

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