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Angela,85 from Berkshire (England)
I am an 80 something lady and looking for a gentleman to exchange e mails with. I love all countryside things, wild flowers especially, gardening, a wide taste in music but especially classical, also works of art. Trouble is, I m married but my husband suffers from autism and early Alzheimer’s which means life is isn't much fun and I m very cut off where I live. If we have something in common, please write.

Daphne,85 from Surrey (England)
I am a single lady, aged 85, looking to correspond with a friend of near or similar age.

Pauline,78 from Yorkshire (England)
Nurse with lively mind, passionate about gardening (ouch!)...spiritual, caring, animal lover, pianist. Keen on voluntary work. Great sense of humour. Widowed a long time and missing male chat.

Shauna,77 from N Ireland
Retired, live half the year in the USA and half in Northern Ireland.  Several hobbies keep me busy and I have a wide circle of girl friends but would enjoy a male friend too!

Eileen (75) from Hertfordshire (England)
Hi, I’m looking for friendship only. I’ve been widowed over 20 years. Have 2 married children and 3 grandchildren. I’d like friends male and female.

Jennifer,74 from Cambridgeshire (England)
Recent widow, Farmer’s wife, used to a male orientated household now missing male conversation. Have two dogs, enjoy walking, golf, bridge, reading and travelling.

Brenda,74 from Yorkshire (England)
I am looking to meet new friends from around the world. I love dogs, gardening, crocheting, reading, walking amongst other things.

Frances,73 from Kent (England)
Interested in talking to male or female of similar age. Interested in gardening, wildlife, knitting, sewing, reading and writing. Good sense of humour and chatty personality. I also love cats.

Christine,72 from Leicestershire (England)
I'm young at heart, enjoy reading, crossword puzzles, gardening (not digging) lol. I have a dog named Mollie who loves her walks, I think I am a good listener, at the moment bored with the Corona virus...& lock ins

Vivianne,72 from Clackmannonshire (Scotland)
I am a disabled widow lost my husband 2 years ago. I use a mobility scooter and I love dogs. I am looking for a genuine friend male or female. I like going out with my dog, eating out, watching TV, would like someone with same interests

Annette,70 from Fife (Scotland)
Haven’t had a pen pal since schools days...! With lockdown re-occurring
seems a good way to keep ‘with it’ & hear from others with time on
their hands because of it. Love driving, gardens, music r&b/jazz classical concerts , theatre & cinema.. Finer things always enjoyable...
Living in Scotland but born in East Anglia

Christine,69 from Cumbria (England)
I am seeking a male pen friend from anywhere. I live in in the North West of England. I enjoy reading, walking, travel, holidays and I am retired.

Pauline,68 from Glasgow (Scotland)

I am married and recently retired. Would love to enjoy interesting correspondence with anybody who has a good sense of humour and likes forensic anthropology.

Margaret,67 from Cumbria (England)
am a young minded 67 year old lady, looking for friendship, I am originally from Liverpool, living in Cumbria.  I love rock music, quiz nights, walking and definitely love watching LFC

Sandra,67 from Kent (England)
Hi, I'm a
recently widowed caring person looking after disabled grandson and foster child, love music and gardening. Quite young outlook for age, seek friendship genuine only. I have very close family also.

Susan,66 from Derbyshire (England)
Young 66 year old. Missing lots of activities during covid. Letters cheer me up. Love cinema, theatre, football, reading, walking, cruises, W.I.

Suzie,65 from Cambridgeshire (England)
Warm, bright, curious, friendly woman into reading, gardening, cuisine, art, film, literature, open with others, would like to correspond with anyone wanting to share those honest, caring, human values much ignored in our modern world....

Jean,65 from Hampshire (England)
Quiet, caring lady, divorced, retired from London to Hants; caring for relative until recently; likes countryside; gardens; birds/animals, reading etc; happy to correspond with gent of similar temperament

Leta,64 from Nottinghamshire (England)
Age, gender immaterial. Looking to develop lasting friendships. Enjoy cinema, music, travel, writing etc. Ex-military so happy to hear from forces personnel. The future awaits.

Mary,64 from Wiltshire (England)
I am a female interested in nature animals, some travel, gardening, dining out and conversation. Hope to hear from you.

Gloria,63, from Devon (England)
Hi am a very lucky lady living in a beautiful area of UK and wanted to give something back in gratitude for the life I have so if I can bring a smile to someone's face then am happy

Valerie,62 from Yorkshire (England)
Hi, My interests are writing emails, animals, nature, music,
photography, beach, walking, cooking & baking and travelling.
Looking for Worldwide & UK Pen friends. NO MEN Please

Caroline,62 from Hampshire (England)
Cantankerous, fat, old woman loves reading, learning, classic cars, bikes, food, music, history, dark humour, individuality, romance looking for someone to write to with a view to meeting up?

Mary Ann,61 from UK
I am a single lady who is looking for firstly friendship and maybe more in time. I'm a cook and I love music and outdoors, photography. Love being by the sea, picnics, an old romantic.

Lorraine,60 from Nottinghamshire (England)
I am easy going and friendly. I love travelling around the world. I also like walking and going to gigs. Also love Rugby 7s after following a tour in South Africa

Teresa,59 from Middlesex (England)
Single lady with one grown up Son seeking a nice Gentleman friend to correspond with. I am a loyal honest passionate loving woman


Alison,59 from Devon (England)
Hello, I am a widow. I am looking forward to corresponding with new people. I have many and varied interests. I do love football and cycling. I also like to travel in the uk and abroad. I definitely have a GSOH and like to smile.

Kathryn,58 from Worcestershire (England)
Hi, female looking to correspond with men or women from USA.
I work as a nurse, in my spare time like to bake, quilt and read.
Would love to hear from you.

Jackie,58 from Middlesex (England)
I am a single woman and work as a piano teacher. Like history, classical and folk rock music, travel and reading. Would like male and female penfriends


Maya,57 from Ayrshire (Scotland)
Scottish dog behaviourist who is all about the dogs looking to connect with like-minded souls for intelligent conversation and fun doggy days out.

Linda, 57 from Warwickshire (England)
Hi, Fun intelligent caring funny. Well travelled

Sue,57 from Hampshire (England)
Hi, happily married, grown family, I love life, food, art, theatre and lots more. I live in a rural village and would love to have penpals from USA /Canada. Female Only please aged 45-100, hope to hear from you soon

Gonul,56 from London (England)
I love writing and meeting new people, looking to write to someone in the army that maybe needs a letter every now and then to put a smile on their face and give some happiness to.

Karen, 56 from Leicestershire (England)
happily married. Seeking female pen pals aged 40+ with a good sense of humour and love of life to share in my writing addiction.

Karen,56 from Lincolnshire (England)
Happily married (3 adult children and 3 grandchildren), aging disgracefully rock chick. Lots of hobbies and interests including powerlifting, cake decorating, holidays, animals, music and lots more. Also black belt in Tae Kwon Do. Not your average granny! Wicked sense of humour. Ladies only please

Sue,55 from West Midlands (England)
Hi, single lady looking for correspondence with a gentleman near or similar age possibility more several hobbies, some travelling, dining out. Hope to hear from you soon.

Sonia,55 from Dyfed (Wales)
I'm a kind, easygoing, friendly person who believes in spreading a little happiness where I can. I l have an eclectic taste in music, animals, scuba diving (haven't done it for a while).  I like reading, musical theatre, food and cosy nights in watching a good film.


Paula,55 from Pembrokeshire (Wales)
I'm a hard working lady with a wicked sense of humour who would love a pen pal to write to, I love to read, walk, have a good night out, I have been known to dance the night away ha ha

Sharon,55 from Somerset (England)
Hi, I'm a widow in the UK looking for pen pals anywhere. Will always respond to contacts made. I am short (5’2”), love cooking, writing letters, making things.

Sarah Jane, 54 from Cornwall (England)
Single , easy going , likes a laugh. Love animals especially my little dog.
Love the countryside, I live in beautiful Cornwall . Love music
and a bit of a rock chick

Sarah,54 from Warwickshire (England)
I’m petite, strawberry blonde & a  young 54 year old, recently widowed,
looking for someone to chat and have a laugh & connect with.

Linda, 54 from Staffordshire (England)
I'm a happy go lucky kind of person, love holidays in the sun and even weekends away, i can be spontaneous do things on the spare of the moment. I'm looking to email  or write to people in the services or in different countries for friends or possible romance....

Jaqueline, 54 from Liverpool (England)
Hello I'm single and looking to chat to nice guy for friendship.

Paris,54 from Gloucestershire (England)
I am young at heart, big animal lover, especially dogs and horses. Have a big interest in Parrots. I love music and enjoying life. Would like to hear from like minded people and have some great friendships

Tracey,54 from Kent (England)
I'm an outgoing and bubbly person with a great personality and fun to be with dress nicely and can send photos if wanted. love animals and nature and out door activities love music reading films and have an eclectic taste in a variety of things

Sue, 53 from the West Midlands (England)
I am a single lady, looking to correspond with, a gentleman of near or similar age possibility more. Several hobbies. Some travel. Dinning out. Hope to hear from you soon.

Helen,53 from Devon (England)
Female, very easy going, interests include, keeping fit, the outdoors, nature, animals, eating out, music, reading, films, cricket, owned by a naughty black cat ‘Basil’. Looking to correspond with military pen pals deployed overseas, of a similar age to myself, just looking for friendship.

Pamela,53 from Shropshire (England)
I'm looking to make friends from all around the world, I like to chat and have a laugh. I am a loyal and trustworthy person, I love writing and most of all I love life!!

Elizabeth, 53 from Leicestershire (England)
Hi I am a happy single lady, who is young at at heart and loves the Lake District, cinema, theatre, eating out and walking my chocolate lab. Looking for like minded genuine people for friendship and chat.

Beverley,53 from Kent (England)
Hey there, I am single now, after just coming out of a relationship. I'm looking for someone to chat to, and the military forces has been on my mind lately being Christmas and all, I know it must be hard to be away from home during these times, I just wanted to share with someone that I appreciate all that you do for our country and others that's it really

Karen,53 from County Antrim (N Ireland)
I'm a single mum of 2. (1 grown up and 1 of 12 years of age). Blonde hair blue eyes and bit cuddly

Victoria,52 from Liverpool (England)
Looking for females to be friends with and chat with.Enjoy playing poker and cribbage online. I have two bichon frise dogs and enjoy camping and gardening

Deborah,52 from Hertfordshire (England)
Single 40+yr old looking 52yr old! (Apparently! ;) At my happiest in the countryside. Love sun, cold beer, art, honesty, integrity, my grown kids, fun, big bear hugs and old fashioned letter writing.

Janet,52 from Lancashire (England)
I am what I am, I have no airs and graces, and not materialistic, genuine and looking for friendship in the first instance. I love to have fun, people watching, and l just love laughing and be made to laugh. It’s the spice of life!

Debbie,52 from Yorkshire (England)
22 with 30 years experience yes (52). Good sense of humour I'm kind to dumb animals I live with a rescue dog called Rosie

Deborah,51 from Tyne and Wear (England)
I'm single, into fitness, weight training, swimming etc. 
I like music and talking to new people 

Sian,51 from Gloucestershire (England)
Hi, I'm divorced with 2 children.  Music is a big part of my life, love cooking, gym not good though, watching Football, travel and movies.

Jane,51 from Denbighshire (Wales)
I am caring, sensitive, fun loving, have been hurt, think romance is dead and need proving wrong !!!

Kirsty,51 from Sussex (England)
Hi, I am female, petite and very sadly lost my dear partner recently. I have an 11 year old son and love walking, animals, good conversation and travel.

Michelle,51 from (England)
cheerful, a personality and a sense of humour.

Margaret,51 from Glasgow (Scotland)
Hi I'm a widower I have children they are 28,29 and two grandchildren. I work in a hospital as a healthcare support worker. I love going out with my friends,cinema and going walking. I love laughter. I need someone with a good sense humour due to I work long hours

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Peter,84 from West Midlands (England)
I am a Christian gentleman living alone in small Wolverhampton flat. I spent my working life in Africa, a continent once primitive and magnificent, now primitive and corrupt. I am glad to be back. But lonely sometimes. I need friends to share my life with. One friend would be enough!

Terry,80 from Northamptonshire (England)
I am an active retired farmer who is now involved in owning and maintaining a B & B . Well travelled and like to think I have been lucky enough to achieve interesting goals . I enjoy quite large projects and  take pleasure in completing them. I enjoy writing mail and hearing about others lives

David,75 from Cambridgeshire (England)
On my own now and missing someone interesting to talk to and trade ideas with. I'm young at heart with interests from gardening and art to poetry, music and photography. My greatest hope is that my grandchildren will grow up in a world where the environment is repaired and healed.

Andrew,68 from Northamptonshire (England)
Married guy seeking to chat to friends across the UK.

Vince,68 from Somerset (England)
I am a military veteran (British Army) with whom I served for 14 years.  I now live alone in N Somerset.  I enjoy many and varied hobbies and interests including music, travel and sport. Love to hear from females who are loving and caring like myself. I'm also loving, caring and young at heart

Hugh,68 from Leicestershire (England)
Hi, I'm retired. My interests are art, cycling and theatre; anything from Shakespeare to Broadway! I also enjoy travel, literature and North American history. I would like to make new friends with similar interests

Ralph,67 from Northumberland (England)
I love going to Antique & Collectors fairs. I have never read so much as in the last 6 months. I like walking in the countryside or along the beach.

Stephen,66 from Leicestershire (England)
Retired Social Worker. Widowed for some years now. Not in good health so can't get out much. Main interests Digital Art and Reading

Keith,65 from Staffordshire (England)
I am single but only looking for friendship. I enjoy going to the cinema, love most sports including American sports, watch TV, read, cook, enjoy walking, like nature and animals, keen on current affairs and lots more. I am a good listener and non judgemental. I can write both emails and snail mail.

Wayne,63 from Cornwall (England)
Retired professional, ex-forces and recently moved to Cornwall. Naval sense of humour. Practical guy, likes to keep busy. Volunteer, avid recycler, Conservation, conversation, carpentry. Seeking female for friendship/romance.

Michael,63 from Essex (England)
Friendly young hearted male living near London & lovely countryside wants to exchange mail with a married woman living in the UK or US, CAN, OZ up to the age of 50. I am a Genuine, relaxed good listener.

George,60 from Conwy (North Wales)
Got to 60 (They say I don't look it, but that's not for me to say) and wept. Looking to make a female friend for correspondence and enjoying easy going meals out later and friendship (Never married, too busy being selfish with my time until I realised what I'd been doing wrong!)

Wayne,59 from London (England)
I’m honest, kind, genuine, loyal, gosh, enjoy days out
to the seaside, love 70s music, love dancing too

Robert,58 from Gloucestershire (England)
I'm looking to meet single ladies worldwide to converse with and for  sharing experiences and hopefully long term friendship

Pius,56 from Birmingham (West Midlands)
I'm a pleasant, warm friendly gent, I am of average height, 5'8"-5'9", and would love to have penpals from anywhere to chat about a wide range of subjects.

Colin,56 from County Armargh (N. Ireland)
Hi, I am seeking females for correspondence. I enjoy music, gardening and films. Hope to hear from you soon!

Deryl,56 from Flintshire (Wales)
I work for NHS Wales. I have three daughters all grown up with their own homes. I also have four wonderful grandchildren. I enjoy visiting new places, holidays abroad and in the UK. I love walking, beaches and the lakes and mountains .

Chris, 55 Lisburn (Northern Ireland)
 I have an eclectic taste in music. I love travelling, reading, golf and walking.

Stephen, 55 from Staffordshire (England)
Hi, I'm a divorced male, I enjoy travel music walking and the outdoors. Very sincere and down to earth and seek a like minded lady from anywhere in the world.

John,54 from Cumbria (England)
Interested in music, history and nature, also keep fit with weights. Interested in meeting females around own age!

Simon,53 from Sussex (England)
I am a tall divorced man who only has side vision in the eyes and also a guide dog owner. Live here in East Sussex and
looking for friends relationship and romance lots more to know about me.

Ian,52 from Roxburghshire (Scotland)
Only 30 words eh! Could be a problem. So I'm going for SOH. Ran the MdS in 2015. Enjoy writing although you may wonder. 2 grown up kids, in age.


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