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64 - Maidenhead, Berkshire

This caring, well-educated and sociable lady is hoping to find a gentleman. My wide-ranging interests are...


52 - Solihull, West Midlands

Difficult to put in words but firstly, I'm honest and genuine. I know what you're thinking , "...


37 - Medway, Kent

My favourite thing to do is laughing, enjoying life and living for the moment I can be quite blonde sometimes...


55 - Lambeth, London

I am a warm,sensitive and passionate man, a dad, I have an 14 yo girl who spends half her time with me. I have...


45 - Guildford, Surrey

I'm a bit of a Jekyll and Hyde (in a good way!) I'm very social and love being with family and friends, out and...


71 - Sevenoaks, Kent

Hi ! I am looking for fun but a caring person who enjoys life & good times ....resturant's ,show's & events plus...

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