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MoreThanThis

56 - Kingston upon Thames, Surrey

Laid back though no push over. Independent and sociable. Cultured but not pretentious. Music lover (rock and...

LochNessTheFirst

63 - Lambeth, London

Play sport but not excessively. Jolly and yet a thinking and considerate person (I would say). Positive outlook...

Stoopman

70 - Sudbury, Suffolk

A loyal and proud family man who loves being active and involved with both friends and the community, I would...

baubo2003

68 - Derby, Derbyshire

I am fit, bright, and enthusiastic about living life to the full. I am open to challenges and continuing to...

Sdp

53 - Bristol, Bristol

I am relaxed, chilled and game for a laugh. I am abit of a home buddy but equally love evenings out by a huge...

VoixCelestes

64 - Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Young-at-heart male looking for a companion who enjoys a wide range of activities including concerts, dinner...

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