Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
"It's really nice here, shall we go somewhere else?"
Softly spoken Irish man looking for a happy 'coalition'
Originally from the West of Ireland but have lived and worked in a
variety of countries over the years.
What I’m doing with my life
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I still have a list of things to do and places to visit. My date
will ideally have travelled in life, have interesting experiences
to share and still be restless for new horizons.
Semi retired from an International career that gave the opportunity
to live in the US (6 yrs), Norway (5yrs) and extensive travel to
many other places.
Global Financial crisis is making me ever more angry with Big Banks
and Financial systems. Bosses who don't understand what their own
traders are doing in the paper markets do not deserve the millions
I love the water - big Atlantic waves off the west coast of Ireland
or a stroll by the River Thames. Like boating whenever I can and
have access to a motor cruiser.
Living in SW London and yes, Surbiton is a place for the 'Good
Life' with the added advantage of easy and quick access to central
I am working towards spending more time in home town Galway, West
of Ireland. Have been looking for a holiday/retirement apartment
but it's been slow to happen.
Update: It's mine! Picked up the keys for my new place in July.
managed a couple of weeks there already but on a 'camping' basis.
Will furnish and re-decorate over time.
BTW - not wedded to the facial hair - it comes and goes so not a
deal breaker if it mattered to someone special:)
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Hugs are very underrated. Share a hug and both feel better ;~))
The first things people usually notice about me
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Voice - deep Irish Brogue
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Current random mix on bedside table:
The Asylum - Renegades who hijacked the world's Oil Markets
Jonathan Franzen - Corrections
Ken Bruen - Crime thrillers based in west of Ireland
All the Shah's Men - British and American involvement in Iran - we
should be ashamed !
Dara O Briain - Tickling the English
I like to keep in touch with Irish authors but open to a broad
range of modern fiction.
Don't mention the Daily Mail - please!!
Love my food ! Everything from Clonakilty Black Pudding to Oriental
foods, - Dim Sum, Sushi, Thai, Indian - fairly spicy
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My Irish Passport, Iphone, Golf in the sun, Room with a view, good
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Have been enjoying a period of freedom and own space - feel I'm
getting ready to share again.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I don't possess pyjamas or slippers
I’m looking for
- Straight girls only
- Ages 48–62
- Near me
- Who are single
- For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating
You should message me if
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You feel we might enjoy sharing some good times.
You are an independent thinking person who already has an active
life but able to make room in a busy schedule to try for a new
A connection or mutual attraction to The West of Ireland would be a
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