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61 - Bristol, Bristol

I'm a committed grandmother, runner, flute player, singer, linguist and gardener hoping to share happy times. I...


49 - St Albans, Hertfordshire

I am fun and easy to be with. I like to be active but am also happy on my couch afterwards.


52 - Barnet, London

Looking to find someone who's clever, attractive, independent and fun. Ideally with dark hair and a love of...


48 - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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59 - Bournemouth, Dorset

Quite good looking, honest, fit, sporty, creative, funny, caring, good at DIY and loves animals. What's not to...


52 - Camden, London

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