Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I am young at heart, good natured and good company.
Oh dear. Another birthday gone by. It's definitely time to lie
about my age! I have now been 48 years old for quite a few years ;)
. But new people I meet usually think I am in my forties. I look,
feel and act much younger than I am;. I don't think I have hit
I am a lively and sociable person, warm, witty and pretty
easy-going. I have a varied circle of good friends from all walks
I love the best of London: theatre-going, foreign movies, brunch
somewhere on a Sunday, looking over the city from Primrose Hill on
a clear evening, doing the exhibitions/art galleries, etc. But I am
happier in the countryside or by the coast and am much more relaxed
out of town.
Animal lover - will cross the road to talk to a dog, cat or
I would love to meet a man who makes me laugh, who wants to make
the most of an emotionally and physically satisfying relationship,
who shares some of my interests but has his own life.
I am very affectionate and as tactile as you are comfortable with.
I am always attracted to men who are articulate and with a good,
dry sense of humour. I love satire and wordy wit.
I'm a great cook so if the way to your heart is through your
stomach then I could be onto a winner :)
I have a lot to give and want to make someone happy and be happy in
return. I do believe it is never too late to find happiness and
fulfilment - even second time around.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I now work part-time in a law firm. In my youth I worked in Music -
for two of the London orchestras and then for an Artists Management
agency. I changed careers mid 30s and ran my own catering business;
I still do some private catering from time to time.
I have been enjoying a weekly course on 20th Century Architecture
and Design at the V&A and have just started on a programme
volunteering with my local animal rescue centre: we take dogs into
care-homes as therapy for the elderly and those with mental health
problems. It's quite challenging but really rewarding.
For fun I love ballet, cinema, theatre and music. When my work ran
my life and I didn't have time for anything else, I had forgotten
what a buzz you get from a live performance. Need to do much more
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Cooking, singing, driving, parallel parking and finding the perfect
parking spot, making people laugh, being disorganised.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: Carl Hiaasen makes me laugh out loud, Steinbeck, Jane
Austen, Bill Bryson, Kate Atkinson, biographies, historical.
Movies: European art-house movies, Hollywood classics and musicals,
British classics - eg Powell & Pressburger, David Lean - not a
huge fan of blockbusters but prefer a film which is character
driven rather than action-packed. Pan's Labyrinth, anything by
Almodovar, Gene Kelly, The Third Man are some stand-out
Yes, sorry, but I DO watch tv. Big fan of documentaries, especially
Horizon and anything to do with wildlife. Attenborough is King. I
enjoy good tv dramas and Film 4 productions.
Music: Classical, real Blues, 1960s Golden Oldies. I recently
raided an HMV closing down sale and bought: Mahler, Bach,
Shostakovich, Bert Jansch, Ry Cooder, JJ Cale, Paul Simon, Django
Reinhardt. I still have a fondness for 1970s folk music.
Food: Modern British food, Good ethnic: Indian, Lebanese,
Vietnamese is my current favourite. Love 'fine dining' for special
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Moisturiser & Mascara (counts as one!)
Radio 3 & 4 (also counts as one, surely?)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
What a mess the world is in just now.
Getting out of London whenever possible and mootling in the
The cat is not my ideal bed-mate.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
With family for dinner or going out with friends for a meal/cinema.
Otherwise would be tucked up on my sofa watching a wildlife
documentary or some decent drama (or occasionally total rubbish) on
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I usually spell out in full and punctuate my text messages. If you
want to know anything spicier than that you will have to wait till
we know each other better ;)
You should message me if
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You are over 50, live in the South East (of England please, not the
USA!) and are NOT just looking for casual sex. You have a brain, a
sense of humour, no wife or girlfriend, and you're up for a great
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