The Pew Research Center conducted a study that found that 59% of respondents considered online dating a good way to meet people, while 21% said it was only for the desperate.Lonely hearts are no longer tied to a PC or a laptop to find someone.Speaking of accents, that’s precisely where director Niki Caro’s “The Zookeeper’s Wife” goes awry, as Jessica Chastain wrestles to sound as Polish as possible while others in the ensemble — from German-born Daniel Brühl, whose English is impeccable, to foreign-sounding Flemish actor Johan Heldenbergh as Antonina’s Fuhrer-defying husband Jan — operate using a hodgepodge of different Euro inflections, all of them speaking a language that none of the characters actually did.
Isaac, 42, who is also a florist ( providing arrangements for people such as Donna Karan, Candy & Candy and the new St Pancras Renaissance London hotel, says: "The house looked really small and it needed more balance.
"It was just a bit dowdy and depressing and it had u PVC windows, which I really hate. It was just the front that was a bit unpromising." The first challenge that the couple faced was planning.
But ease of use hasn’t only made dating apps more popular.
For many users, these mobile apps have helped remove the stigma of online dating by pulling into the mainstream.
Its owners, Mark Siredzuk and Derek Isaac – both high-end florists who know a thing or two about beautification – have managed to give their unpromising-looking property a dramatic facelift, proving, in the process, that a home should never be written off just because it lacks immediate kerb appeal.