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45 - Malmesbury, Wiltshire

Hello, I'm an independent, solvent, busy lady. I work hard, have a horse that takes up a lot of my spare time,...


61 - Enfield, London

looking for the right one, who is happy ,confident, who has a lust for life and can look at things half full not...


51 - Easington, County Durham

I am friendly, a good listener, calm. I am interested in Reiki, crystal healing, etc. I am a qualified...


58 - Ribble Valley, Lancashire

I'm an active professional mid fifties male, 6ft tall and in good shape, pretty sorted in life, good job, two...


60 - Weybridge, Surrey

I am a fun loving blonde, baggage free and ready for romance. I enjoy dancing, cycling,walking and like a bit of...


61 - Lambeth, London

Recently downsized my job to two days a week to free up time for myself and - hopefully - a lovely man to enjoy...

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