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I have been on my own for a while, am baggage free as much as you can be at our age and am ready to meet the...


57 - Birmingham, West Midlands

I've been told that I have a well developed sense of humour, yet I can't tell jokes! I think that the glass is...


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52 - Guildford, Surrey

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63 - Maldon, Essex

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