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Male, 64 years old | Widowed
England, United Kingdom

(Offline) Dru2301 | Happy

Male, 64 years old | Widowed
England, United Kingdom

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Retired english gentleman adventurer looking for a life partner
About me: Widowed in 2005, 2 daughters...oldest at Unj, youngest has learning difficulties but is about to move out into supported living...so for the first time since 1994 I am on my own...35 years in government service...over 20 years in media handling for government...retired 2010...1 serious relationship since 2005 but did not work out... Lover of arts especially theatre, cinema and literature...Love history especially Grench and more recently Italian medieval history...often the basis for holiday destinations...

Looking for: someone to grow old with, someone to trust totally, a friend above all other friends, someone who will tell me quietly when she thinks I am being stupid...good legs much appreciated!
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His Details

Religion
Christian
What languages do you speak?
English, French
Race
White / Caucasian
Family Roots
British
Physique
Stocky
Height
5'  6"   (168 cm)
Smoking
Non-Smoker
Drinking
Regularly
Has Kids
Yes
Wants Kids
No
Education
Professional Degree
Occupation
Retired
Income
$30,000 - $45,000
Best Feature
Eyes
Hair
White or Gray
Eyes
Blue
Favorite Music
Blues, Classical
Insights

Insights

Describe the perfect evening.
A meal out for two...or with friends...mobiles turned off...taxi home...and so to bed
Describe your perfect weekend.
Somewhere warm...a tiny mountain village with views of the Med...an agrotourismo with a first rate reataurant attached...a local market in the day time...visiting other small villages then home for dinner on the terrace with just the stars above
Do you believe in love at first sight?
Yes
How many kids would you like to have?
2 (got them already)
How important is someone's physical appearance to you?
Quite...need a Beauty to my Beast
If you could have one super power, what would it be and why?
Cure cancer
What is the purpose of marriage?
Total trust...if you stumble you know I am there to catch you...if I slip I will feel you hands on me without even looking up...
What is the most important lesson that you've learned?
Marriage needs to be worked at every day...and the other person must be the most important in your life
What do your friends like about you most?
Honest, discreet, generous, make them laugh
What do your friends tease you about the most?
Always about to start a diet
What gets on your nerves?
Politicians, media pundits, the London centricity of the British media, cheats.
What is the most important thing in a relationship?
Trust and honesty and equality of purpose
What's the best age to get married?
When you meet the love of your life
What turns you off?
The drip of constant criticism, mean spiritedness, petty mindedness, sulking ( lets have a discussion instead)
What turns you on?
Asmile you want to kiss of the other person's face for decades
What do you hope to be doing five years from now?
To be breathing
Favorites

Favorites

Favorite Actors
Anthony Sher, Tom Hanks, Alan Rickman, Matt Damon, Ben Alfrick, John Cusack, Anthony Hurt
Favorite Actresses
Juliet Stephenson, Juliette Binoche, Kirstin Scott Thomas, Ingrid Bergman,
Favorite Artists
Jessica Brown (a friend!!), Picasso, Degas, Camille Pissaro, ElGreco,
Favorite Athletes
England Rugby XV, All Blacks XV, Azzuri XV, England Cricket,
Favorite Authors
William Boyd, Sebastian Faulks, Simon Raven, Robert Harris, P Highsmith, Piers Paul Read, Stephen King,
Favorite Bands
Scouting for girls, Motown, The Fratellis, Huey Lewis, Billy Joel, Paul Simon, Jethro Tull,
Favorite Hangouts
Anywhere with Mediterraneansunshine!
Favorite Books
Any Human heart, Nicholas Nickleby, An officer and a spy, Elizabeth David Biography, Vera Atkins bio
Favorite Cities
Venice, Paris, Nantes,
Favorite Clothing Stores
Peter Christian, charity shops!
Favorite Colors
Blue, lovat green,
Favorite Country
Italy, France, England
Favorite Drinks
Wine
Favorite Fashion Designers
Charity shops
Favorite Fast Foods
N/A
Favorite Magazines
N/A
Favorite Comedies
A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum, To Be or Not to Be, Hellzapoppin, Something abt Mary
Favorite Plays
As you like it, Candide, Guys and Dolls, Comedy of Errors, Les Liasons Dangerouse
Favorite Sports Teams
England Rugby, Northampton Rugby, Exeter Rugby, Preston Grasshoppers rugby, England Cricket
Favorite Restaurants
Parnells, anywhere on the sea front selling mussels or crab
Favorite Sports
Rugby, Cricket, flyfishing
Favorite TV Dramas
Wa;ling Dead, Fresh Meat,
Favorite TV News Sources
Channel 4 News
Favorite Foods
Mediterranean cuisine, fish and shellfish
Favorite Styles Of Music
Jazz, opera, classical some modern
Interests

Interests

Acting
Member at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford on Avon (10 miles away)
Animals
Dogs, catching fish!
Antiques
20th C posters
Art
Post Impressionist, Picasso, Pissaro, eastern Orthodox iconography
Astrology
Aquarius
Children
2
Community Service
Volunteer for Trussell Trsut (food banks)
Cooking
Silver Spoon Italian Cook Book, Elizabeth David, watching Masterchef
Dancing
Badly
Dating
Nervously
Dogs and Cats
Dog ( own a rescue Welsh Terrier)
Drawing
Paint abstract
Electronics
Hopeless
Exercise
Gym 3 times a week
Food
Seafood, fish, steak (but choose fish over meat normally)
Football
Not interested except at world cup
Gambling
Never
Gardening
Enjoy it
Guns
Never
Opera
Puccini, Verdi Bizet, Massenett...love Bernstein's Candide
Painting
Yes
Philosophy
Stoic
Politics
Liberal conservative
Radio
Radio 4, Radio 5
Reading
Anything
Religion
Christian
Rugs
On floor not head
Running
Used to but knees are knackered
School
A longlong time ago
Shopping
Not if I can help it
Singing
Not if I can help it
Sky Diving
Not if I can help it
Snowboarding
Not if I can help it
Soccer
Never
Stock Market
N/A
Technology
Hopeless
Television
Masterchef, the apprentice, the Choir
Tennis
Not for 40 years
Theater
Love
Traveling
Europe
Writing
Published poetry
Personality

Personality

Adventurousness
Somewhat Cautious

Affectionateness
Somewhat Doting

Trustingness
Very Gullible

Confidence
Average

Independence
Somewhat Independent

Mood
Somewhat Chill

Romance
Somewhat Romantic

Sociability
Average

Thought Process
Very Artistic

Tolerance
Very Compliant

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Dress
Somewhat Casual

Energy
Average

Go Party
Rarely

Religion
Average

Neatness
Somewhat Neat

Punctuality
Often Early

Spending
Average

Work Ethic
Laid Back

 
 

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His Details

Religion
Christian
What languages do you speak?
English, French
Race
White / Caucasian
Family Roots
British
Physique
Stocky
Height
5'  6"   (168 cm)
Smoking
Non-Smoker
Drinking
Regularly
Has Kids
Yes
Wants Kids
No
Education
Professional Degree
Occupation
Retired
Income
$30,000 - $45,000
Best Feature
Eyes
Hair
White or Gray
Eyes
Blue
Favorite Music
Blues, Classical
 
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