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Retired. International Marketing, Photog
Ipswich, Suffolk, South East (UK)
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A young 83-year-old seeks a sidekick
I'm a well-travelled man with catholic tastes, but leaning towards the "serious" end of the spectrum such as classical music, art, photography, languages, travel. I read a lot, mainly novels (and, of course, The Oldie). I keep up with the news, but politics bores me. I enjoy meeting people from all walks of life
I would like to meet, and get to know, a lady with some similar tastes, who would become a real friend, and, hopefully, share my sense of humour. Who knows what the future might bring?
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Yes - but not living with me
Would like children?
6' 0'' (1.83m)
De Havilland Aircraft Co. Wind tunnel engineer. IBM United Kingdom. Manager of Scientific Marketing. Sanders Associates Inc. European General Manager. Etc.Etc. Owner of Art Gallery, Picture framing business, and portrait and wedding photographer
Bolton School, BSc Aero Engineering, Fellow of British Computer Society, Associate of The Royal Photographic Society.
I was born into a working-class family in industrial Lancashire
None. I an an atheist.
I suppose I'm a Tory at heart, but recent developments leave me very frustrated with politics the world over.
I have a friendly smile, so what else matters.
Musical Instruments played:
I played viola in my school orchestra, but never advanced owing work commitments. I did make a viola, which sounds OK after I retired.
Choral, Classical, Contemporary Classical, Jazz, World Music
Sports and exercise:
Cricket, Rugby, Squash, None at my age! I was active in Cricket, (to Minor Counties standard), Rugby Union, Golf (why not on the list?) and Squash
Interests and activities:
Computers, Concerts, Countryside, Crosswords, Eating Out, Friends, Internet, Photography, Pubs, Reading, Walking
Animals and Pets:
Only my four grandchildren!
Newspapers and magazines:
Private Eye, Telegraph, The Oldie
Charles Dickens, George Orwell, Hanif Kureishi, John Le Carré, Louis de Bernieres, Martin Amis, Nick Hornby, Terry Pratchett
Citizen Kane, Jean de Florette, Kind Hearts and Coronets, Les Enfants du Paradis, Some Like It Hot
Enjoyable evening out:
Art Gallery, Restaurant, Pub, Wine bar, Live Music, Theatre
Lasagne, Pate de Foie Gras, Smoked Salmon, Veal Escalope
Driving slowly around Ireland, Learning to paint in Provence
In another life:
Einstein, Leonardo Da Vinci, Mozart, a musician
Aware, Caring, Cheerful, Confident, Considerate, Creative, Disorganised, Friendly, Generous, Humorous, Imaginative, Intellectual, Loving, Modest, Optimistic, Positive, Practical, Reliable, Sociable, Thoughtful, Tolerant
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