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Transport for London (Tf L) and My Single are hosting a free dating event on board MBNA Thames Clippers and the Emirates Air Line on Thursday 12 February.

Sparks didn't fly (probably for the best with all that paper around) but I would recommend the night, even if only for some potential new additions to your library.

Just make sure you only go if you actually like reading.

“They’re incredibly romantic and popular with couples,” the spokeswoman added.

A couple of my 'dates' admitted they didn’t actually read more than about two books a year.

(And speaking as someone who recently forced two South Koreans in the smoking area of a pub to listen to an hour-long outpouring about the book I was reading on North Korean defectors, this is an area I’ve got form in). When one man kept my book gripped in his hand while he coughed all over it. Around 30 of us had gathered at Nordic, a Scandinavian themed bar in London's Soho -an equal split of men and women.

We sat at low, wooden tables and talked literature for four minutes - to the sound of other punters gently playing ping pong in the background - before it was time to move on to the next bookworm. We used an app (Mixeo) to record any romantic intentions and added book recommendations, too.

A press officer told us that this was, in not so many words, exactly what it looks like: a marketing pitch for some of Tf L's lesser known services.