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35 - Camden, London

I am a curious entrepreneur; energetic, creative and with a fast-paced mind which is interested in many things –...


50 - Sheffield, Yorkshire - South

The long or the short of it? Ok the abbreviated version: I love life, I am fit, active, sociable, run a...


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If you are a straightforward, kind and fun person we would be a match no longer interested in life being...


45 - Cardiff, Glamorgan

I laugh a lot, am optimistic and fun to be with. I am also amiable and social, and someone who is equally...


55 - Croydon, London

I'm an amicably divorced positive man with heaps of integrity and a penchant for looking on life in a humorous...


50 - City of London, London

A decent and honest guy, authentic, tactile, caring and compassionate. I work in London and love my job, worked...

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