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62 - Kensington & Chelsea, London

I am told I am easy company and I do love spending time with my friends and meeting theirs. Equally happy in a...


57 - Oxford, Oxfordshire

I am a warm hearted man with a curious mind and a compassionate nature. I enjoy good conversations and sharing...


54 - Epsom & Ewell, Surrey

I'm a friendly, active, laid back and stable guy who loves sports, the outdoors, travel and the arts... and my...


57 - Esher, Surrey

I'm very happy with my life but just looking for that missing ingredient - a charming man to share it with! I'm...


51 - Guildford, Surrey

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54 - Ipswich, Suffolk

That's my 7 year old black lab! A perfect day would include a good walk, ideally along the coast, and lunch at a...

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