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Lines, Wrinkles and Lies 1

‘Cheer up Elaine, what’s wrong with you?’ Photo: Ingrid Sofrin My parents gave me this face. But it’s been through the mangle a bit in the last 64 years. It speaks of 60 fags a day, Johnston’s Baby Oil on … Continue reading

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Internet dating is HELL? 10

You gotta move on… Photo: Jonathan Prew Mr & Mrs Kingett, circa 70s I’ve thrown in the towel, the soap and the scrubby gloves. Adieu internet dating, for all your success stories, you ain’t for me. James Brindle, in an … Continue reading

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Internet Dating is HELL 9

Part Time Love COJ Oh men on Part Time Love, un-tuck your T-shirts, get out of that velour armchair that makes you look like you’re in a rest home, this isn’t an ad for DFS or riser-recliners: this is dating, … Continue reading

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Internet Dating is HELL 7

SEX Photo: Martin Hunt Sex That’s what it’s all about, this dating lark, isn’t it? No beating around the bush. We’re all looking for a bit of rumpy-pumpy; a reason to shave our legs, do our bits and use moisturiser … Continue reading

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Internet Dating is HELL 6

I’m going back in… Only this time I’ve chopped off my hair, or rather The Hairdresser I Trust Most In London wielded the scissors. Luke at Daniel Hersheson  http://www.danielhersheson.com/ in Conduit Street, posh innit, took one look at my mane and … Continue reading

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Internet Dating is HELL 5

It’ll happen when you’re not looking… Morocco, 2007 I certainly wasn’t looking when I met my ex in the old-fashioned way. Three mad years after my husband died, when my self-destructive tendencies had reached their zenith and I’d started inflicting … Continue reading

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Internet Dating is HELL 4

Maybe it’s me, not you… Image by Charming Baker, http://www.jealousgallery.com/artist.asp?ID=90&F=Top Maybe I’m just crap at writing my internet dating profile? Say the ‘wrong’ things? Am too honest? ‘Desperate, deaf, over-emotional ,over60s widow with bad back, a drink problem and not much … Continue reading

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Internet Dating is HELL 1

‘Don’t fancy yours much…’ photo Bruce Gilden/ Magnum Internet dating is hell. Yes it is, don’t argue. You all seem to know someone who knows someone who, ‘met a lovely man on the internet.’ But how desperate were they? How … Continue reading

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