Comments What's the differences between Irishmen and Englishmen? Stereotypically, Irish men are rugged and handsome with dark eyes and a thick, make-you-weak-at-the-knees Irish accent. On the other hand, English men are built, classic and good-looking — and not forgetting that they tend to be better groomed than their Irish counterpart.
Your bedroom or mine? When I finally managed to explain, he stopped walking and fiddled with the cuff of his raincoat for a few seconds. And that meant I could never go home. Ten years ago I wrote a cover story for The Spectator about dating English men in London, which caused a great stir. I was 26 at the time, and disappointed to have spent a whole six months abroad without having a single plummy-accented gent confess his undying love, or at least try to unhook my bra.